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December 14th, 2007

@danielpunkass All simple in isolation, but putting it together in an elegant way is challenging. Especially with Python&ObjC exceptions.

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@danielpunkass Definitely mine, too. What with NSErrors, OSErrs, and exceptions, legacy code, threads, user interfaces, and recoverability.

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@rentzsch But Cocoa uses "get" to indicate reference parameters, even when they aren't attribute-like, e.g. +[NSStream getStreamsToHost:...]

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@rentzsch Both are better than -[NSManagedObjectContext save:], of course.

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@rentzsch Why is it "Return" instead of "Get", like elsewhere in Cocoa? Because it sounds better?

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Wondering why NSCondition was kept secret for so long.

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