[Pharo-project] Adding method to Character

Stéphane Ducasse stephane.ducasse at inria.fr
Thu Nov 11 17:56:14 CET 2010


On Nov 11, 2010, at 5:14 PM, Tony Fleig wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> I find myself wanting a Character>>isConsonant method in addition to the existing Character>>isVowel method. It might be defined as
> 
>      Character>>isConsonant
>          ^ self isLetter & self isVowel not
> 
> My question is: what is the best way to do this?
> 
> Should I simply add the method to Character? If I do, I guess I must remember to merge my Monticello changes into each new version of Character? Is there some way to bundle this change in my package so I don't forget?

but if you add this method in the character class as a class extension of your package then the addition will be done automatically each time 
you load it.

> 
> I have created a method in my class MyClass>>characterIsConsonant: aCharacter, but it doesn't read well in the code.
> 
> I suppose I could add the method dynamically in my class's initialize method... Not sure how to do that exactly.
> 
> Is there another way to do this that I haven't thought of?
> 
> Thanks,
> TF





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