[Pharo-project] Questions on Traits

Marcus Denker marcus.denker at inria.fr
Tue Aug 14 13:06:41 CEST 2012


On Aug 14, 2012, at 12:11 PM, Stéphane Ducasse <stephane.ducasse at inria.fr> wrote:

> 
> On Aug 13, 2012, at 4:31 PM, Noury Bouraqadi wrote:
> 
>> Hi,
>> 
>> -Why new methods are compiled from the ones of traits? I remember that in the first implementation, when a trait was used by a class, new entries were introduced to the methodDict where the values  are the compiled methods from the trait. Currently, a new compiled method is introduced with the exact code of the on from the trait. Why?
>> 
>> -It is possible to compile a method that includes a super send in traits. Does it make sense?
> 
> I think yes. But indeed the application of the trait should rebind the "super" encoding
> 

for super sends, the vm looks at the same literal that is returned when calling #methodClass.

So this means that due to updating that, the super sends will just work. 

	Marcus


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