[Pharo-project] getting rid of these boring questions and popup

Stéphane Ducasse stephane.ducasse at inria.fr
Sat Sep 12 02:55:02 EDT 2009


Yes this is what I think.
The interface of SmallLint should really be improved.

Stef
On Sep 11, 2009, at 11:21 PM, Michael Roberts wrote:

> i would be quite happy if the "this variable is not used" was picked
> up by a lint rule.  the "your using this variable and you haven't yet
> assigned a value" is sometimes nice. however, if lint/slint/slime (?)
> had a nice permanent UI mechanism in the browser (i haven't checked)
> then I would get rid the former in preference of such a framework that
> can point out all sorts of useful things with the code when you accept
> methods. could then be package / context aware etc.
>
> Mike
>
> On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 6:12 PM, Stéphane Ducasse
> <stephane.ducasse at inria.fr> wrote:
>> Hi guys
>>
>> I would like what you think of these wonderful popups that try to  
>> help
>> to
>> write cool code but just get in my way:
>>        "this variable is not used....
>>        you did not store into it....
>>
>> Could we agree that we are adults?
>> and this is more a pain than anything else?
>>
>> Stef
>>
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