[fxruby-users] SELTYPE and SELID methods

Mark Volkmann r.mark.volkmann at gmail.com
Mon Mar 27 20:49:05 EST 2006

On 3/27/06, Lyle Johnson <lyle at knology.net> wrote:
> 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.

Ah, so it's not unique to fxruby. That's good to know.

R. Mark Volkmann
Object Computing, Inc.

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