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Class: Author


Inheritance:

   Object
   |
   +--Author

Package:
stx:libcompat
Category:
Compatibility-Squeak
Version:
rev: 1.8 date: 2018/03/07 14:48:12
user: cg
file: Author.st directory: libcompat
module: stx stc-classLibrary: libcompat

Description:


DO NOT DIRECTLY REFER TO THIS CLASS OR USE IT OTHERWISE IN YOUR CODE:

This is a dummy, mimicry class to allow some squeak code to be filed in.
Its protocol is neither complete, nor fully compatible with the corresponding
squeak original class.


Class protocol:

convenience
o  fullName

o  fullName: aString

o  fullNamePerSe

o  initials

o  initials: aString

o  requestFullName

instance creation
o  new

o  reset

o  uniqueInstance

o  uniqueInstance: anInstance
Needed by AuthorTest to restore saved instance

testing-support
o  useAuthor: aString during: aBlock

utilities
o  changeStamp
Answer a string to be pasted into source code to mark who changed it and when.

o  changeStampPerSe
Answer a string to be pasted into source code to mark who changed it and when.

o  fixStamp: changeStamp
Put initials first in all time stamps...


Instance protocol:

accessing
o  fullName

o  fullName: aString

o  fullNamePerSe
Answer the currently-prevailing author full name, such as it is, empty or not

compatibility
o  ifUnknownAuthorUse: aString during: aBlock
If no author is set use the name aString while executing aBlock.

o  reset

initialization
o  initialize

testing-support
o  useAuthor: aString during: aBlock

ui-requests
o  messagePrompt

o  requestFullName



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