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

Hannes Hirzel hannes.hirzel at gmail.com
Fri Apr 30 09:02:29 UTC 2010

On 4/30/10, Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de> wrote:
> 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 :-)
> +1
> Thanks Travis!
> - Bert -



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