[squeak-dev] Re: <Method Tags> (Pragmas)

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Fri Apr 30 08:59:48 UTC 2010

On 30.04.2010, at 05:23, Andreas Raab wrote:
> On 4/29/2010 1:23 PM, Travis Griggs wrote:
>> 2) I push, at ever juncture I can, the term <tagged methods> and <method
>> tags>. The <tag> term grew on me for a set of reasons.
> I think that's a great term. It doesn't have the compiler connotations of "pragma", is shorter than "annotation" yet very concise and flexible. I like the sound of, e.g., "the apicall tag instructs the compiler to generate the code for some FFI call", "the preference tag allows discovery of preferences", the "type tag can be used to annotate variables". It really works for me.
> In fact, I raise my hand and vote for renaming Pragma to MethodTag :-)


Thanks Travis!

- Bert -

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