[Esug-list] Nested Degenerate Convenience Methods

Andres Valloud avalloud at smalltalk.comcastbiz.net
Thu Apr 2 04:37:44 EDT 2015


... /me reads Wikipedia article ...

It sure looks like an example of currying!

On 4/1/15 22:14 , Joseph Pelrine wrote:
> I agree with Andres about calling it a convenience method (and also not
> calling it a pattern), but is this not also an example of currying?
>
> Best
> Joseph
> On 02.04.15 00:49, Andres Valloud wrote:
>> I would call that code an example of "convenience methods".  In C, those
>> things would likely be implemented in terms of "macros".  The term
>> "pattern" is overloaded, I wouldn't use it here.
>>
>> On 4/1/15 9:49 , Sean P. DeNigris wrote:
>>> Is there a name for the following pattern?
>>>
>>> doSomething: arg1
>>>    ^ self doSomething: arg1 ifA: arg2Default
>>>
>>> doSomething: arg1 ifA: arg2
>>>    ^ self doSomething: arg1 ifA: arg2 ifB: arg3Default
>>>
>>>
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