Last updated at 4:25 pm UTC on 6 April 2017
Closures are called Blocks in Smalltalk.
Archive of closure implementation
Estimated completion date: October 1, 1999
[August 8] project declared to exist
[Jan 22, 2002] Completed! (except for Jitter) Go to VI4
David N. Smith
A list of items (most recent last) of the form
[date, author] comment
Anyone is invited to add to this list.
The implementors are free to remove and summarize any items more than two weeks old.
[2002.12.19, RSBohn] What are block closures, in 50 words or less?
[Oct 22, Paolo Bonzini] There is another level which is quite hard too: integration with the debugger. For example, since temporaries will be spread among several contexts, the Encoder has to track in which scope was each variable declared so that ContextPart>>#tempNames can answer only the variables that belong to the context; then the debugger itself must track the #tempNames from different contexts and show them all...
[22 Jan 2002, Anthony Hannan] COMPLETED! Go to VI4