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Re: [Help-smalltalk] Anyone willing to maintain the Squeak port of Iliad

From: Eli Green
Subject: Re: [Help-smalltalk] Anyone willing to maintain the Squeak port of Iliad?
Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2009 13:01:42 +0100

On Nov 20, 2009, at 12:36, Paolo Bonzini wrote:

> On 11/20/2009 12:11 PM, Nicolas Petton wrote:
>>> Can I ask you to hold off on this? I am working on something to
>>> automate the conversion of .star packages to Squeak syntax files
>>> and part of it would be a list of remapping rules to change
>>> namespaces to prefixes.
> That's interesting.

I hope so - if I can get it to work. :)

>>> I would hate for the GNU Smalltalk
>>> version of Iliad to get uglified for no good reason.
> On the other hand, I'm not sure.  If you write documentation or books about 
> Iliad, what syntax are you going to use?
> We can have a plan to rule the world, but until it's completed I'm afraid we 
> have to live with uglification.

I don't think there's a major conflict here - I think somebody clever enough to 
write Smalltalk code is clever enough to remember that it's "Iliad." in GNU but 
"IL" in Squeak.

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