[Pharo-dev] gtinspector deconstructed

Sven Van Caekenberghe sven at stfx.eu
Fri Dec 20 08:29:55 EST 2013


On 19 Dec 2013, at 22:26, Tudor Girba <tudor at tudorgirba.com> wrote:

> That is a good observation :).
> 
> You do not like the underscore, or the "sel" entry?
> 
> If you talk about the underscore, I just wanted a way to distinguish between special variables. You also see the same "notation" in the debugger (variables like _self and _thisContext).
> 
> If you talk about the entry altogether, this part is more experimental. Some people did not like the printout in the comment, and then I added _self to show the print string next to it. I am still not decided on showing it. What do other think about it?
> 
> Cheers,
> Doru

I guess you need self for objects without instance variables.

I don’t like the underscore, every Smalltalker should know about self, super and thisContext. You could make them bold or italic or gray.

> 
> On Thu, Dec 19, 2013 at 9:57 PM, Sven Van Caekenberghe <sven at stfx.eu> wrote:
> Ah, yes, and I don’t like the _self. Why would you want to do that ??
> 





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