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

Stéphane Ducasse stephane.ducasse at inria.fr
Tue Jan 20 03:17:28 EST 2009


On Jan 20, 2009, at 9:06 AM, Michael Roberts wrote:

> +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)


	crest is nice :)
		Central Resistant Emancipating Smalltalk 	

French:
	écume
English:
	foam - froth - scum - surf


Tombolo looks strange in french because of tombola = lottery

>
>
> 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
>>> Tel: (352) 273-6785
>>> FAX: (352) 392-7029
>>>
>>>>>> 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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