[PD-dev] Re: Restructuring of CVS/externals

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Mon Feb 6 04:04:36 CET 2006

On Feb 5, 2006, at 8:22 PM, Mathieu Bouchard wrote:

> On Sun, 5 Feb 2006, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
>> And I am definitely not saying that should work.  Instead, I am just
>> pointing out the kludgeyness of the [trigger] shortcuts.  No other
>> language that I know has shortcuts for object/message/function names.
>> Each object, message, or function has one name.
> That's cause [trigger] is phoney shit that should've been deprecated  
> since
> Noah, because it's trying to do two jobs at once, namely the job of
> ordering outputs, and the job of [b] [f] [symbol] [pointer] plus a few
> quirks, without much of a reason. But I've said that before.
> To me, the most compelling reason to abbreviate the triggers is that  
> it's
> the closest thing to making them disappear, among the things that I  
> can do
> without looking like I'm coming straight from the jMaxlavian refugee
> ghetto.

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