philippe.marschall at gmail.com
Tue Sep 12 00:33:15 MEST 2006
2006/9/9, Keith Hodges <keith_hodges at yahoo.co.uk>:
> I would like to change PRKernel instances to be managed by a KeyedSet. I
> am seeking prior approval before submitting the work.
> I am looking forward to a time when there may be many many more pier
> kernels in one system, and the pier application serves them all (or a
> nominated subset) rather than just one.
> Lookup performance will be better, especially with the Magma-Pier
> changes that I made to make the application preference a String
> #kernelName rather than a PRKernel instance #kernel.
> Also error messages become consistent, e.g. creating a kernel with an
> already existing name.
> your thoughts?
I dislike KeyedSets because they don't work well together with
persistence in general. But if we use a symbol instead of a block
(Magritte adds #value: to Symbol) we should be able to work around
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