[Pharo-project] A radical proposal (to cut down dead code)

Alain Plantec alain.plantec at yahoo.com
Sat May 28 15:42:30 CEST 2011


+10000

Le 28/05/2011 15:35, Marcus Denker a écrit :
> Hi,
>
> There is *a lot* of dead code in the image.
>
> I guess around 1/3 of the code base in Core is just not used at all (especially Morphic).
>
> One thing I would like to do is to put, at the beginning of a development cycle,
> a call
>
> 	self doesAnyOneUseThisTaggedIn: 'pharo 1.3'.
>
> at the beginning of *all* unsent methods. And keep it even in the released image.
>
> This way we can, within 2-3 interations, remove *a lot* of dead code.
>
> Methods where people tell us that they need them, we should tag
> with<api>  or<public>  or something like that.
>
>
> 	Marcus
>
> --
> Marcus Denker  -- http://www.marcusdenker.de
> INRIA Lille -- Nord Europe. Team RMoD.
>
>




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