[aida] Default view in WebApplication

Janko Mivšek janko.mivsek at eranova.si
Tue Jan 20 19:30:45 CET 2009

Hi Facundo,

Facundo Ciccioli wrote:

> I've been just trying to make the default view of an object be other
> than main, and finally got it. I thought it would be enough to define
> the class message #defaultView in my own WebApp (MyClassApp), but this
> didn't sufficed. Looking around I ended up finding that the #view:
> message sets the view instance variable to 'main' if you try to set
> the view to '' (empty string). There was the problem. I'm thinking
> that message should set view to self defaultView instead of the
> hardcoded 'main' in the forementioned case.
> Just trying to help. Sorry if I'm completely off.

No no, good observation and I agree, we need to recheck and clean up 
that code in the direction you propose.

What I'd like to know is the reason, why you changed the name of default 
view from #main at all?


Janko Mivšek
Smalltalk Web Application Server

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