Having trouble making a simple recursive inspector.
Charles L. Perkins
clp at parian.bos.marble.com
Mon Oct 15 18:59:20 UTC 1990
I tried to create a simple recursive inspector just to see if I could.
After a little fiddling I came up with:
_AddSlots: (| irec: = (| :obj m. | m: obj _Mirror. inspect: obj.
m _MirrorSize do:
[|:n| irec: (m _MirrorContentsAt: n) _MirrorReflectee].)|)
Which is called, e.g., via "irec: <an object>" like the normal inspect:
Now I know that even is this did run, it would probably run forever due to
loops in the system structure, but I want to watch it run through the parent
It seems to work just fine except that methods won't respond to _MirrorReflectee
for some reason (Grrrr!!). This seems like a needless non-generality! Am I
missing something? Why can't methods allow this? Is there an equally simple
(or any easy) way to do what I want?
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