[PD] difference send and using msg with ";"
marius.schebella at gmail.com
Fri Aug 17 19:08:13 CEST 2007
instead of @ # ? we could also use a prefix like "this.":
this.$0, this.$1, this.$2 for messages.
just a suggestion.
marius schebella wrote:
> Mathieu Bouchard wrote:
>> On Fri, 17 Aug 2007, marius schebella wrote:
>>> Frank Barknecht wrote:
>>>> reason. But as Marius' and others' suggestion of changing $ in
>>>> messages to #
>>> no, I was talking about changing the sign for creation arguments!
>>> for reasons of backwards compatibitily.
>> For reasons of backwards compatibility you'd keep $- the same because
>> if you write $- it currently stays $- ... if you are going to
>> selectively drop compatibility, you ought to explain why and how, e.g.
>> "because $- is rarer than #" ...
> in old patches you have
> $1 $2 $3 in messages
> and $0 $1 $2 in objects
> presumtion: you don't just simply want to add $0-feature to messages
> simply because it would be inconsequent, or difficult to understand for
> therefor you want to differentiate between creation and message
> arguments. giving one of them a new appearance, but still making old
> patches work.
> case 1 (bad):
> you have
> $0 $1 #1 $2 #2 $3 #3 in messages
> and $0 $1 $2 $3 in objects.
> (that's bad because, then u still have the confusion of $0 and $- in
> messages, exactly what you did not want
> case 2 (better):
> you have
> #0 #1 #2 #3 #4 $1 $2 $3 $4 in messages (all meaning different things)
> and $0 or #0, $1 or #1, $2 or #2 in objects. (#- the new style, but for
> backwards compatibilty still allowing the old $- style)
> hope this is clear enough.
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