[Pharo-project] ToolBuilder / Squeak 4.1 changes

Stéphane Ducasse stephane.ducasse at inria.fr
Fri Apr 23 06:56:16 EDT 2010


Thanks

On Apr 23, 2010, at 5:37 AM, Andreas Raab wrote:

> Hi -
> 
> As a first step for merging, here are the changes that are in Squeak 4.1 relative to the latest versions in the repository at http://www.squeaksource.com/ToolBuilder. The following is a pretty much complete set of changes that happened since (there are a few more minor edits but they're pretty much irrelevant for our purposes here):

OK

> 
> Package: ToolBuilder-Kernel
> ---------------------------
> - PluggableAlternateMultiSelectionListSpec
> This class was added as an 'alternative' multi-selection list (used only by MessageTrace; perhaps Chris can comment)

I do not understand what it means from a spec perspective to have an alternate spec.
Don't we simply want a 
	 PluggableMultiSelectionListSpec with a property that changes it behavior?

> - PluggableCodePaneSpec
> This class was added to distinguish code-editing panes from others. It implies syntax highlighting any other goodies you'd like to see in code.
> 
> - PluggableListSpec
>  * doubleClick - selector to handle double click events
>  * keystrokePreview - selector to handle key events for filtering
> 
> - PluggableTextSpec
>  * askBeforeDiscardingEdits - whether to ask before discarding changes
> 
> - PluggableWindowSpec
>  * isDialog - if the window should behave like a dialog
> 
> - UIManager:
>  * chooseFont:for:setSelector:getSelector: - font selector dialog
>  * confirm:label: - confirm dialog w/ both message text and label
>  * request:initialAnswer:centerAt: - positioned #request: message
> 
> All of these changes are pretty straightforward and should not cause much of an issue.
> 
> Package: ToolBuilder-Morphic
> ----------------------------
> - ListChooser
> This class was added to implement the chooser dialog in Morphic.
> 
> - PluggableDialogWindow
> This class was added for dialog windows in Cobalt.
> 
> - PluggableTextMorphPlus:
>  * styler - PTMPlus has been extended to support Shout directly.
> 
> - MorphicUIManager:
>  * chooseFont: - usage of FontChooser
>  * chooseFrom: - usage of ListChooser
>  * confirm: - usage of UserDialogBoxMorph
>  * informUserDuring: - usage of SystemProgressMorph
> 
> There is obviously more of an issue here. Various classes have only emerged in Squeak 4.1 and won't exist in Pharo. Not sure what to do here, because it's as much of an issue between 3.x and 4.1.
> 
> I'll review the Pharo changes next.
> 
> Cheers,
>  - Andreas
> 
> _______________________________________________
> Pharo-project mailing list
> Pharo-project at lists.gforge.inria.fr
> http://lists.gforge.inria.fr/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/pharo-project





More information about the Pharo-dev mailing list