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Re: [Help-smalltalk] GNU sed 4.2.2 released, and a rant from the maintai

From: Paolo Bonzini
Subject: Re: [Help-smalltalk] GNU sed 4.2.2 released, and a rant from the maintainer
Date: Mon, 24 Dec 2012 13:50:56 +0100
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Il 23/12/2012 23:58, Mehul Sanghvi ha scritto:
> Squeak and Pharo are good, but GNU Smalltalk does serve a purpose.  It
> is intended for scripting purposes, which neither Squeak and Pharo, as
> far as I know, can do since they are tightly bound to full blown GUI
> environments.

Squeak and Pharo's FSF-freeness is undoubtedly a good thing, but a
Smalltalk like gst still has its place.  The Javascript-based Amber
Smalltalk is much more similar to gst and perhaps could grow enough
functionality to be a replacement.


> Paolo also provides lots of help for newbies (like
> myself), so I hope he doesn't give up on GNU Smalltalk.  Forking I don't
> believe would be
> the right way to go.  Jenkins/Hudson ?   OpenOffice/LibreOffice ?  
>  Nah, I wouldn't want that for GNU Smalltalk.

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