[Pharo-project] Is Pharo a Smalltalk or Smalltalk inspired? (was I added a german wikipedia article on pharo)

Damien Cassou damien.cassou at gmail.com
Thu Jul 5 05:54:16 EDT 2012

On Thu, Jul 5, 2012 at 11:44 AM, Janko Mivšek <janko.mivsek at eranova.si> wrote:
> Why not rather move all Smalltalk forward instead? Good ideas from Pharo
> should be communicated to other Smalltalks. And vice versa - good ideas
> from other Smalltalks should be studied and put in Pharo. But Pharo
> should stay Smalltalk, not 'Smalltalk inspired'.

I think we just don't all have the definition of "Smalltalk". If
"Smalltalk" means the ANSI standard then Pharo will take the spririt
of Smalltalk but won't be a Smalltalk anymore as it won't be
compatible with the standard.

Damien Cassou

"Lambdas are relegated to relative obscurity until Java makes them
popular by not having them." James Iry

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