[Pharo-project] could we agree to remove caseOf: and caseOf:otherwise:

Eliot Miranda eliot.miranda at gmail.com
Wed Feb 16 18:15:38 CET 2011

On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 11:50 PM, Stéphane Ducasse <
stephane.ducasse at inria.fr> wrote:

> Eliot a final question.
> So how will you handle OPAL compiler change in Cog?
> Do you require that marcus and jorge have to deal with decompiler of
> caseOf: in addition to all the rest?
> Is it a strong requirement? Because then this is clear that Opal will be
> delayed. But may be it is not that important after all.
> Just curious.

OPAL is a Smalltalk compiler.  I can therefore assume that it will compile
Smalltalk.  caseOf: is valid Smalltalk and so will be compiled by OPAL.
 Whether Marcus chooses to optimise caseOf: or not is up to him.

> Stef
> (if you think that I focus on details then I'm certainly an idiot).
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