[Pharo-dev] Feature request poll

Tudor Girba tudor at tudorgirba.com
Tue Nov 5 00:18:00 EST 2013


Pharo is Pharo. And we should promote it like that.
http://www.tudorgirba.com/blog/pharo-is-pharo

Doru


On Mon, Nov 4, 2013 at 11:19 PM, kilon alios <kilon.alios at gmail.com> wrote:

> I think now Pharo as Pharo. It stands on its own get inspired by the past,
> inventing the future ;)
>
> how that sounds ?
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> On Mon, Nov 4, 2013 at 11:21 PM, Yuriy Tymchuk <yuriy.tymchuk at me.com>wrote:
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>> On 04 Nov 2013, at 22:13, Esteban A. Maringolo <emaringolo at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
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>> 2013/11/4 Alexandre Bergel <alexandre.bergel at me.com>
>>
>>> Why do you mention Smalltalk at all actually? In my classes, I simply
>>> say that Pharo is inspired by Smalltalk, if I ever mention it
>>> It is easier to be convinced by the future than by the past.
>>>
>>>
>> To me trying to dissociate Smalltalk from Pharo is like trying to
>> dissociate Smalltalk from VisualWorks (aka "Cincom Smalltalk").
>> Or worst... ANSI C from C++.
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>> I still mention Smalltalk, and I promote Pharo as "an active Smalltalk
>> dialect".
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>> Maybe it will be better to promote it plainly as Pharo…
>>
>> I just say that Pharo is what had to happen with Smalltalk in last 30
>> years. We can think about Pharo in Smalltalk like Scala in Java. But Java
>> had versions, and Smalltalk is treated just as only 80th year frozen
>> snapshot. I’d say that Pharo is a Smalltalk of 2013 year. Oh, yes, but in
>> public it’s better to say that Pharo is completely different ;)
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>> Esteban A. Maringolo
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