[Pharo-project] Collection extensions

Stéphane Ducasse stephane.ducasse at inria.fr
Mon Jan 5 16:07:01 EST 2009


for these methods I could provide extensions for VW with test.
I think that they are important. And I agree with Gary.


> Can't remember the number of times I've had to implement these kinds  
> of
> generally useful methods on various Smalltalk dialects (particularly
> #groupedBy:, called it #categorizedBy: myself ;-) ). Really should  
> be part
> of all Smalltalks. I'd push for general adoption/standardisation for  
> every
> dialect! That's the only way Smalltalk is going to evolve, the "ANSI
> standard" is years behind!
>
> Regards, Gary.
>
>>
>> So why do we do pharo. Really. If everything as to be compatible with
>> other
>> smalltalk. Terrible.
>> Can't we get smarter?
>> Why can't we tag the methods with <notAnsi> and build a tool that
>> check when you
>> do a fill out. I do not write code to be portable to VisualWorks so?
>>
>>> I would prefer to have such extension methods separate from the  
>>> core.
>>
>> Me not. Because then in a lot of places I will have to inline their
>> body.
>>
>> Stef
>>
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