[Pharo-dev] Could we have a list of the official pragmas because it starts to be a MESS!

Goubier Thierry thierry.goubier at cea.fr
Thu Oct 3 03:40:23 EDT 2013


Then for smart suggestions, pragma AST nodes should have an 
'implementorsOf' and 'references' commands on them :)

Thierry

Le 03/10/2013 01:44, Eliot Miranda a écrit :
> On Wed, Oct 2, 2013 at 11:34 AM, Stéphane Ducasse
> <stephane.ducasse at inria.fr <mailto:stephane.ducasse at inria.fr>> wrote:
>
>
>     For example
>
>     <systemEventRegistration>
>              I have no idea (of course there is no comment) what is the
>     use of this pragma.
>
>     Chasing pragma interpreter can be painful so we should pay attention.
>     Too many pragmas are a plague.
>
>
> Agreed.  Part of the design of pragmas is that, because they're message
> sends, they have implementations.  Those implementations can document
> what the pragma does.  The browser should include pragma selectors when
> doing "implementors..." so one can easily find the implementation of a
> pragma.  Also senders... should answer methods with pragmas with the
> selector being looked for.  If both of these are true then pragmas are
> much easier to explore and understand.
>
> HTH,
> Eliot

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