[Pharo-project] Splitting network package

Stéphane Ducasse stephane.ducasse at inria.fr
Thu Jan 8 14:15:47 EST 2009

> Hi all,
> updated MIME, URI and File packages in inbox.


> Some of the URI related changes are somewhat incomplete as I merged  
> them
> from a different context. Hopefully I didn't break anything though :-)
> With merges like this it is really a problem that MC doesn't allow
> cherry picking changes...

but you cannot reject a change?

> The overall goal with the URI changes is to complete replace the  
> current
> Url implementation.

Do we keep around the Url class so that people can load their code?
May be we could have a general mechanism for having class deprecation?

> We have done this quite successfully in Sophie and
> even more radically in the experimental ySqueak branch.
> Suggesting to replace Url classes by URI was a sure way to get a flame
> war going on the Squeak dev list.

I imagine that we are less knowgeable.
> So what is general opinion on this for
> Pharo?

Not really. what could be the argument?

> Michael
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