I found it quite insightful when I read someone describe that the way Smalltalk uses Classes is essentially the Factory Pattern. That makes me wonder whether classClass and classSide of a class might confuse newcomers and maybe factorySide of a class would make more sense.
The again... https://xkcd.com/927/ cheers -ben On 12 February 2018 at 16:45, Guillermo Polito <guillermopol...@gmail.com> wrote: > In my code I use to use instanceSide and classSide. don't know why. Maybe > they are clearer to me? > > On Sun, Feb 11, 2018 at 8:59 PM, Denis Kudriashov <dionisi...@gmail.com> > wrote: > >> 2018-02-11 18:14 GMT+01:00 Stephane Ducasse <stepharo.s...@gmail.com>: >> >>> Hi >>> >>> We already got this discussion and I plan to address it. >>> Now I discovered that in addition to instanceSide and theNonMetaclass we >>> have >>> >>> - classClass and baseClass >>> - theMetaclass and theNonMetaclass >>> - instanceSide and classSide >>> >>> https://pharo.fogbugz.com/f/cases/20941/deprecate-theMetacla >>> ss-and-the-theNonMeta >>> >>> Even if instanceSide and classSide come from UI concerns I think that >>> there are much >>> better than the others. >>> >> >> + 100 >> >> >>> >>> So have you any concerns and prefer one of the other couples? Because >>> we should stop >>> accumulate cruft in the system. We do not need three ways to do the same. >>> >>> Stef >>> >>> >> > > > -- > > > > Guille Polito > > Research Engineer > > Centre de Recherche en Informatique, Signal et Automatique de Lille > > CRIStAL - UMR 9189 > > French National Center for Scientific Research - *http://www.cnrs.fr > <http://www.cnrs.fr>* > > > *Web:* *http://guillep.github.io* <http://guillep.github.io> > > *Phone: *+33 06 52 70 66 13 <+33%206%2052%2070%2066%2013> >