[PD] here I go again..dynamic abstractions

Mathieu Bouchard matju at artengine.ca
Tue Feb 10 18:06:19 CET 2009

On Tue, 10 Feb 2009, Frank Barknecht wrote:
> Mathieu Bouchard hat gesagt: // Mathieu Bouchard wrote:
>> On Sat, 7 Feb 2009, Frank Barknecht wrote:
>>> Messages don't have anything comparable to the canvas' $0.
>>> A possible alternative use for $0 in messages would be the selector
>>> ("list", "symbol", ...) as that is the thing before $1, but
>>> implementing that could be even more confusing to beginners.
>> Why would that be confusing to beginners?
> Because it's not the $0 from object boxes.

Ok. That was my impression too. As Johannes was saying, $0 in objectboxes 
could have been referring to the name of the abstraction (as it was 
located in the first place). That would have made it much more sensible to 
have that $0 in messageboxes.

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