[fxruby-users] SELTYPE and SELID methods

Lyle Johnson lyle at knology.net
Mon Mar 27 20:29:09 EST 2006


On Mar 27, 2006, at 6:39 PM, Mark Volkmann wrote:

> I understand that in FOX, the SELTYPE and SELID methods are used to
> extract the type and identifer from a message selector value. I wonder
> why those methods are named FXSELTYPE and FXSELID in fxruby. Was there
> a reason to add the "FX" prefixes?

In FOX 1.0, those methods were named SELID and SELTYPE. Their names 
were changed to FXSELID and FXSELTYPE in FOX 1.2. I assume that Jeroen 
changed the names to avoid a potential name clash, but you'd need to 
ask him.



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