[Pharo-dev] The Second Coming of Java article

kilon alios kilon.alios at gmail.com
Tue Nov 26 03:42:50 EST 2013

ROFL thank you Marcus I needed a good laugh.

I have watched this before, but as always completely forgot about it. I
think its great when people don't take coding so seriously and have fun
with it.

I agree also that no pharoer would be against Java coming to pharo , the
problem is who is going to do it. There so many great ideas out there, but
actually doing the work is both hard and time consuming.

On Mon, Nov 25, 2013 at 10:44 PM, Marcus Denker <marcus.denker at inria.fr>wrote:

> >
> > But the problem is that the *semantics* are still that of Smalltalk, and
> it’s completely not clear for the programmer where the similarity ends.
> >
> > If you want to have “I can type in examples from my ruby book”
> compatibility, you need to implement the real semantics, which in many cases
> > means to re-implement the VM of that other language (in a very slow
> version) on top of your VM which does not really have the properties to
> > support those semantics.
> >
> Just imagine things like that...
> https://www.destroyallsoftware.com/talks/wat
> :-)
>         Marcus
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