[Pharo-project] {Spam?} Names for the pharo scripting syntax

Igor Stasenko siguctua at gmail.com
Mon Jan 19 22:02:55 EST 2009


2009/1/20 Serge Stinckwich <serge.stinckwich at doesnotunderstand.org>:
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> 2009/1/20 Damien Pollet <damien.pollet at gmail.com>
>>
>> On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 00:47, Igor Stasenko <siguctua at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> My first reaction is "why is it not Smalltalk?"  Not the name, but the
>> >> language itself.  Is there something I missed/should read to understand it?
>> >
>> > +1 , i don't understand too, what makes 'scripting' in smalltalk too
>> > different than writing in smalltalk :)
>>
>> Smalltalk only has syntax for method bodies, it lacks a (practical)
>> one for declaring packages/classes/categories/method declarations in a
>> single block of text.
>
> Ok, you add some convenience methods in order to declare packages/classes/
> ... more easily, but the syntax is still the same ?
>

what is surprising in this, that i first found smalltalk when was
looking for a simple yet powerful dynamic language to use for
scripting. And now, i hear that its not suited well for scripting..


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