[squeak-dev] Opt for Annotations Pane

Chris Muller asqueaker at gmail.com
Mon Apr 26 16:55:33 UTC 2010

Oh, thank you!   +1

Annotations are not just good for developres, they're good for
newbies, because, when a newbie browses the system for the first time,
a persons name or initials combined with the date brings "humanity"
and concreteness to what they're browsing insteaad of it being so...

On Sat, 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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