[Pharo-project] TextConstants

Levente Uzonyi leves at elte.hu
Tue Oct 5 23:02:56 EDT 2010

On Tue, 5 Oct 2010, Nicolás Paez wrote:

> Hi, I noticed that this PoolDictinary is not implemented like the others
> that are based on SharedPool.
> I made some research in this the mailing list (and in Squeak), and the only
> explanation I found is that it is a risky and time consuming task to change
> the implementation of TextConstant.

TextConstants are not constants at all, they can be added/removed/changed 
on the fly. This is pretty hard to do with SharedPools.


> I would like to do a spike trying to implemented the change and see what I
> find.
> Has anyone tried to perform this change?
> Do you have any warning/suggestion?
> Regards,
> Saludos!
> Nico.
> blog: nicopaez.wordpress.com

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