[Pharo-project] direct object manipulation

Stéphane Ducasse stephane.ducasse at inria.fr
Fri Mar 30 16:16:43 EDT 2012

> Let's not turn developers into a housewives. You are developer, you
> should know how software works,
> and you should know how to download, install , upgrade and run it.
> And if you don't, then learn, otherwise it is your fault or you just
> picked wrong profession for your career. :)

Igor this is not really true because a good installer would be good.
And do not underestimate newcomers experience. I want it to be excellent.

Now alex squeak shipped old libraries that were banned on certain linux distribution 
so binding everything is not the panacea.

>> I think it depends on what do you want to do in the mid-long term: throwing away the squeak bitmap rendering and using Cairo for real? What should be the external library, the squeak bitmap rendering or Cairo?
> I don't understand your question.
> Cairo is one of the backends for Athens. And it quite possible happen,
> won't be the best one.
> If you don't want to install cairo library, you can try Athens without
> cairo installed.
> Then you should use AthensBalloonSurface instead of AthensCairoSurface.
>> Alexandre
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>> Alexandre Bergel  http://www.bergel.eu
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> Best regards,
> Igor Stasenko.

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