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

From: Nicolas Petton
Subject: Re: [Help-smalltalk] GNU sed 4.2.2 released, and a rant from the maintainer
Date: Fri, 28 Dec 2012 17:47:15 +0100
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Paolo Bonzini <address@hidden> writes:

> 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.


You see Amber being a replacement of GST? I really don't think so,
Amber's primary goal is to bring a Smalltalk language and environment to
the web.

GST has its place and purpose, please do not let it die :)


> Paolo
>> 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.

Nicolas Petton

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