[Pharo-project] pharo is... ?
stephane.ducasse at inria.fr
Sun Jan 4 04:10:54 EST 2009
> I started using Squeak a few months ago, mostly in a time permitting
> fashion.. 2-3 weeks ago, I saw a Pharo related message come across
> that list and joined here to see what Pharo is. I'm still not entirely
> sure, so I'm asking...
> Pharo is... ?
> The little bit of marketing on the website makes it sound appealing
> and I'm sure if I had more experience with Squeak then downloading the
> one click and running it and poking around would have answered a ton
> of questions but, I don't have the Squeak background to have that be
Pharo's goal is to be a clean free-open source Smalltalk.
To remove a lot of cruft due to etoy experiences and other left over.
We want a system that we can use to present good design to good
I was always torn apart to show Squeak in my oop design lectures
the various Lovecraft horrors living under the squeak sea.
> Is there a document somewhere that says what Pharo is meant to be.
The web page
> What initial concrete changes from Squeak where done/are going to be
You can see all the change in the ScriptLoader new logContents
For the next changes you can check the bug tracker and also the next
For the large items:
Sophie network and cleanup
But this will be for the next miletones.
> I really need something as a jumping off point...
We are all working with Pharo, lukas and others are using pharo for
So this is not just a project in the air.
> Thanks for any pointers,
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