[fxruby-users] SELTYPE and SELID methods

Joel VanderWerf vjoel at path.berkeley.edu
Mon Mar 27 20:54:39 EST 2006


Lyle Johnson 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.

Any idea why they show up as SELID and SELTYPE in the 1.4.4 gem docs?
I'm looking under the Fox module, and almost everthing is FXsomething or
fxsomething. But a few (including these) do not have the prefix.

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