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

Michael Roberts mike at mjr104.co.uk
Tue Jan 20 03:06:23 EST 2009


+1
I would pick something that meant free (liberated) or light weight.  I
can't think of many at the moment but how about wisp or crest (of a
wave)

Mike

On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 7:48 AM, Stéphane Ducasse
<stephane.ducasse at inria.fr> wrote:
> 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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