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Re: Smalltalk for GS (Was: Re: Some thoughts about GS)


From: Stefan Urbanek
Subject: Re: Smalltalk for GS (Was: Re: Some thoughts about GS)
Date: Mon, 08 Jan 2001 19:51:41 +0100

Hello,

Sungjin Chun wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Where can I find this?
> Thanks in advance.
>

So, for braveones it is here: http://decef.elf.stuba.sk/~urbane/steptalk.html ,
or source is here:
http://decef.elf.stuba.sk/~urbane/download/StepTalk-20010108.tar.gz

It is still under developement, but you may look how it will look like and what
it does (there are some examples).

I need a little help, so if you can, I will be very glad.

Thak you,

Stefan


>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Stefan Urbanek" <address@hidden>
> To: <address@hidden>
> Sent: Monday, January 08, 2001 12:56 AM
> Subject: Smalltalk for GS (Was: Re: Some thoughts about GS)
>
> > Hi.
> >
> > Gregory Casamento wrote:
> >
> > >
> > >
> > > -- Marco Scheurer <address@hidden> wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > -- snip --
> >
> > > > Another killer app for GNUstep would of course be the GNUstepWeb / EOF
> > > > clone combo. I know about the issues with that.
> > > >
> > > > About the barrier of Objective C. As much as I like Objective C (and I
> > > > like it a lot!) I have to agree with those who do not like to be
> forced to
> > > > use one language or another. After all, I hate being forced to use
> Java. It
> > > > would be nice if GNUstep could attain some kind of language
> neutrality, or
> > > > offer bindings for Java, Smalltalk, LISP, Python... Something like the
> > > > promises made by .NET / C# .
> > >
> > > Currently GNUstep offers bindings for Java (JIGS), Smalltalk (I
> believe), and
> > > guile.
> > >
> >
> > I am working on Smalltalk interpreter for GNUstep - StepTalk. It is meant
> mainly
> > for scripting GS apps or for talking to registered named DO objects or
> apps.
> >
> > Some features:
> >     - Smalltalk syntax
> >     - block closures
> >     - exception handlig ([ "block ..."] handler: [ "exception handler
> > block..."].)
> >     - additions to GS classes instead of own classes (i.e. NSArray do:,
> select:,
> > detect:, ... NSNumber to:do: ...)
> >     - one or more methods in script
> >     - scripting descriptions
> >         - allow/deny selectors for particuliar classes (i.e. you can deny
> > selector removeFileAtPath:handler: of NSFileManager to prevent untrusted
> scripts
> > against deleting your files)
> >         - map binary selector to normal selector (i.e. ',' is mapped to
> > stringByAppendingString: for NSString class or '@' is mapped to
> objectForKey: for
> > NSDictionary class)
> >     - tools:
> >         stalk - talk to DO objecs and apps
> >         stexec - just executes scripts
> >
> > It is almost working, but currently I have some problems with it.
> Mysterious
> > segfaults before main() and different behavior of library/executable with
> and
> > without debug=yes.
> >
> > If there is someone who has a time, I would be very happy, if he/she could
> look
> > at it.
> >
> > Thank you,
> >
> > Stefan
> >
> >
> >
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