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

Guillermo Polito guillermopolito at gmail.com
Mon May 30 22:27:35 CEST 2011


If we have backup of old sources in squeaksource, removing old code is not
something to be scared of :).

BTW, we should begin to determine what is public api for devs and what is
not.

On Mon, May 30, 2011 at 5:23 PM, Marcus Denker <marcus.denker at inria.fr>wrote:

>
> On May 30, 2011, at 9:59 PM, Casimiro de Almeida Barreto wrote:
>
> > Regarding this subject I think:
> >
> >       • There's impossible to authoritatively classify anything as "dead
> code" unless there's a reference standard of what's core and what's not core
> (like, Java defines the JFCs). At this point it would be useful to have a
> reference standard of "core classes" and their "core messages/methods".
> >
> We do not have such a reference. I do not know how you can build one
> without cleaning up.
>
>        Marcus
>
>
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> Marcus Denker  -- http://www.marcusdenker.de
> INRIA Lille -- Nord Europe. Team RMoD.
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>
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