[squeak-dev] Re: Pragmas (Re: The Inbox: Morphic-phite.429.mcz)

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Mon Apr 26 21:21:32 UTC 2010

On 26.04.2010, at 23:13, Hannes Hirzel wrote:
> On 4/26/10, Igor Stasenko <siguctua at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Ok, then i wonder, what is the subject of discussion?
>> If its only about terminology, then its not interesting. We may call
>> it pragma, method annotation or whatever.
>> I think that more improtant is how we handling it and what we can do with
>> it.
> The subject of the discussion is that we need a clear concept what
> pragmas are and what they are not. Concepts have names. The names
> invoke the concepts in people's minds. And the names have
> connotations. It is about communication to get understood.
> OK, this discussion diverts. The point of departure is that we need to
> decide if we want the MenuRegistry to be pragma based or MenuSpec
> based.
> This leads me to think that for the MenuRegistry I prefer MenuSpecs
> (which I actually did before).
> So let's move ahead please and have somebody of the commiters put the
> MenuRegistry in the trunk. Philipp Tessenow has posted his third
> version** of the MenuRegistry today to the inbox. May I ask one of the
> commiters to have a look at it please and if there are no strong
> objections commit it to the trunk?
> ** http://lists.squeakfoundation.org/pipermail/squeak-dev/2010-April/149641.html
> --Hannes

This discussion is quite separate from the menu definitions, so please do not mix the two.

In the other thread I felt the general opinion was leaning towards the annotation-based variant of Balázs.

- Bert -

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