date: 2018/02/15 18:04:04
- user: stefan
- file: ClassOrganizer.st directory: libbasic3
- module: stx stc-classLibrary: libbasic3
- Claus Gittinger
in contrast to other smalltalks, ST/X does not keep the
method <-> category associations in the class (as organization),
but instead keeps the category as an instance variable of methods.
For compatibility with (fileOut-) files which include a class organization
message, 'aClass organization' returns an instance of this class, which
implements the category change functionality.
Also, some PD code seems to use & define methods for ClassOrganizers
- having this (somewhat dummy) class around helps to fileIn that code.
Notice, that instances of ClassOrganizer are NOT used in the current ST/X
system; all of this is pure compatibility mimicri.
This is an additional goody class; therefore:
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create & return a new instance of myself, to organize aClass
( an extension from the stx:libcompat package )
change & update
Number organization addCategory:'foo'.
addCategory: aCategory before: symbolOrNil
return a collection of my classes method-categorySymbols
SmallInteger organization categories
return the category for the method specified by aSelectorSymbol.
Return nil, if there is no such method.
Number organization categoryOfElement:#foo.
Object organization categoryOfElement:#==
return the classes comment
Number organization classComment
return a collection of my classes selectors
SmallInteger organization elements
return a collection of selectors whose methods are categorized
SmallInteger organization listAtCategoryNamed:#arithmetic
remove a categories assignments - dummy here
update: something with: parameter from: changedObject
(comment from inherited method)
dependent is notified of some change -
Default is to try update:with:
printing & storing
take category<->selector associations from aString, and change
the categories of those methods.
Only required when filing in ST-80 code, which changes the categorization
changeFromString:'( ''category1'' #foo1 #foo2 foo3)
( ''category2'' #bar1 #bar2)'
classify: aSelector under: aCategory
change the category of the method stored under aSelector
Number organization printString
set the class