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

Stéphane Ducasse stephane.ducasse at inria.fr
Tue Jan 20 02:48:02 EST 2009


We want a real scripting syntax not with !!
I will not reopen the story: wait and see.
This is since two years that we have that nearly ready but never  
suceeded to release it.


On Jan 19, 2009, at 11:23 PM, Bill Schwab wrote:

> Stef,
>
> 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?
>
> Bill
>
>
>
> Wilhelm K. Schwab, Ph.D.
> University of Florida
> Department of Anesthesiology
> PO Box 100254
> Gainesville, FL 32610-0254
>
> Email: bschwab at anest.ufl.edu
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>
>>>> stephane.ducasse at inria.fr 01/19/09 4:16 PM >>>
> hi guys
>
> gwenael is polishing the scripting syntax of pharo (was called in
> another world sapphir).
> Now we are looking for a new for such a syntax. If you have ideas
> please let us know.
> Ideally we would like to have a connection with the sea/nature (peace
> and love sarcasm).
>
> I was thinking about
> 	zephir,
> 	thunder,
> 	storm,
> 	wave,
> 	wale,
> 	orcal,
> 	Maikai
> 		 to be well, fine, in a state of goodness in hawaian
> 	MAILA : mā*ila (stative) to be clear, as of the sea
> 	atoll,
> 	maibai	
>
>>> - Similar words used to describe coastlines are nice as well:
>>> "Tombolo" (my favorite and not a common word), "Lagoon", "Cover",
>>> "Cliff" and "Bay".
>
> 	from lukas
>
> I like atoll :) since faro is an atoll
> But I like Tombolo too.
>
> stef
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