[Pharo-project] Hallo Pharoers.. namespaces in the system level ?

Nick Papoylias npapoylias at gmail.com
Mon Oct 11 11:25:26 EDT 2010

On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 5:11 PM, Stéphane Ducasse <stephane.ducasse at inria.fr
> wrote:

> >
> > For example there currently exist a setter in the class side for
> 'migratting' in a new environment, that just alters the class knowledge
> about the new namespace and does not erase it's record from the old
> namespace.
> where?

Class>>environment: (as far as I understand the class changes it's
environment, without erasing itself from the old one and adding itself to
the new one)

> > Is this intented ? What is the underlying design ? Should we add an
> environment: setter in the subclass message, so that we integrate namespaces
> with the current Browser ? Should Behavior always return Smalltalk globals,
> or there should be a setter to be able to migrate a whole hierarchy of
> classes elsewhere ?
> Normally a class should be able to return its environment and it can be
> different to Smalltalk globals, for example
> we want to have to environments so that we can load Opal in one to modify
> the other Opal compiler that we will running.
> Up to now marcus was using the old compiler to compile the new but in the
> future we only want one compiler and still been able to
> change it.
> Stef
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