[Pharo-dev] Integer #byteAt: #digitAt: portability

Sven Van Caekenberghe sven at stfx.eu
Thu Nov 7 07:59:29 EST 2019


https://github.com/pharo-project/pharo/pull/5079

> On 8 Oct 2019, at 19:32, ducasse <stepharo at netcourrier.com> wrote:
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>> On 8 Oct 2019, at 18:52, Sven Van Caekenberghe <sven at stfx.eu> wrote:
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>> Hi,
>> 
>> Recently, #digitAt: was renamed to #byteAt: in Pharo 8. I totally agree that this is better.
>> 
>> However, how does one write a library that needs to use this selector and wants portability with at least Pharo 7 ?
>> 
>> That requires quite some effort from my side (either an ugly dynamic hack, or different source code packages, just for one method).
>> 
>> Can we back port #byteAt: at least as an alias to Pharo 7 ?
> 
> yes of course good idea. 
> If you can send a PR it will be faster :)
>> 
>> Sven




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