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Re: [Help-smalltalk] GNU sed 4.2.2 released, and a rant from the maintai
Re: [Help-smalltalk] GNU sed 4.2.2 released, and a rant from the maintainer
Fri, 28 Dec 2012 17:47:15 +0100
Notmuch/0.14 (http://notmuchmail.org) Emacs/18.104.22.168 (i686-pc-linux-gnu)
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
> Squeak and Pharo's FSF-freeness is undoubtedly a good thing, but a
> 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
GST has its place and purpose, please do not let it die :)
>> 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.