Hi

2017-08-09 8:47 GMT+02:00 Alistair Grant <akgrant0...@gmail.com>:

> Hi Stef,
>
> On Tue, Aug 08, 2017 at 07:00:04PM +0200, Stephane Ducasse wrote:
> > Hi Alistair
> >
> > I'm going over the green build first.
> >
> > - Then also https://pharo.fogbugz.com/f/cases/18042/FileSystem-a-file-
> doesn-t-exist-but-still-exists
> > I read it but do you suggest to drop it and close it?
>
> I don't think this issue should be dropped, there is a regular stream of
> questions to the mailing list from newcomers getting confused by the
> current behaviour.
>
> There are basically two opposing proposals:
>
> 1. Modify FileReference>>/ to accept a path and parse it correctly
>    (which is what I proposed).
> 2. Modify FileReference>>/ to explicitly reject an argument which
>    includes the path delimiter (and it should suggest using #resolve:).
>
> The first proposal is more "practical", and the second is more "pure",
> keeping the to original design goals and abstractions.
>
> Both have had multiple people support them, and both are better than the
> current situation, however it is subjective as to which of the two
> proposals is better.
>

I would vote for first solution


>
> I'm not sure what the normal tie-breaking process is, but I'm happy to
> defer to the Pharo Association (Esteban? / Marcus? / yourself?).
>
> Cheers,
> Alistair
>
>

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