[squeak-dev] Opt for Annotations Pane

Steve Wessels steve at squeak.preeminent.org
Sat Apr 24 11:10:49 UTC 2010

Me too.  Optional buttons have no longer become an option for me.

Having the ability to turn these features off remains important  
because of screen real estate consumed, and with annotations, possibly  
some performance hit as well.

But I also prefer the annotations pane.

- Steve

On Apr 24, 2010, at 5:50 AM, Tobias Pape <Das.Linux at gmx.de> wrote:

> Hi.
> I'd like to propose to turn the Annotations Pane
> _on_ by default. IMHO, this will give some advantages:
> •    Awareness of:
>    –    Have _I_ already changed the method I'm watching?
>    –    How old is this method
>        (can be useful if two methods provide similar behaviour)
>    –    Who can be contacted directly if something
>        is unclear
>    –    What Category/Protocol is this method in
>        (really useful if you're browsing “-- all --” methods)
> •    A glimpse on the class comment when browsing
>    classes (and the awareness of missing Class comments,
>    a problem that annoyed me recently)
> Turning the AnnPane on is one of the first things I do when
> opening a new Image.
> So Long,
>    -Tobias

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