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Re: [Help-smalltalk] Including files

From: Paolo Bonzini
Subject: Re: [Help-smalltalk] Including files
Date: Thu, 05 Oct 2006 13:16:26 +0200
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Yes (although what do you think about a loadable package in examples or
Yes, why not. Just a file-in in unsupported would be great (with the plan to merge it later on). Actually File/Directory started in unsupported (when I was not maintainer and it was not yet called unsupported...). And alas when I moved it out of unsupported, I really forget to think about a proper design. :-(
latter case it becomes difficult to pick out '.' and '..' (since you
usually want to ignore them).
Directory>>#contents may blow them up itself, if we are to change the

Good point (I think I'll apply that to my 'comfort' package right now),
although I think there is a larger problem, which is that Files don't
remember if they were created with a relative path.
We just need a Directory stored in an instance variable for that. That would not break backwards compatibility.


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