[Cuis-dev] What's the deal with the numeric #privateFlagAt: keys?

Juan Vuletich juan at jvuletich.org
Sun Aug 16 04:38:09 PDT 2020

On 8/14/2020 10:40 PM, Phil B via Cuis-dev wrote:
> There doesn't appear to be any advantage (i.e. bit-field or other 
> numeric computation) to them so why not just use symbolic keys with 
> meaningful names?

Those are private messages. The public senders have meaningful names. 
Storing flags this way allows removing instance variables or properties. 
It is an optimization.

Juan Vuletich

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