[Pharo-dev] [Inspiration] Toward a better programming

Tudor Girba tudor at tudorgirba.com
Wed Apr 2 05:10:12 EDT 2014


Both. But, does it really matter? :)

Doru


On Wed, Apr 2, 2014 at 9:49 AM, Norbert Hartl <norbert at hartl.name> wrote:

> Definitely the latter...
>
> Norbert
>
> Am 02.04.2014 um 09:11 schrieb Andres Valloud <
> avalloud at smalltalk.comcastbiz.net>:
>
> > Hey Doru, I was going to ask "so is that a language or a library?"...
> >
> > On 4/1/14 23:12 , Tudor Girba wrote:
> >> Indeed, I read this article several times over the last couple of days.
> >> This work is impressive particularly when combined with the cloud part.
> >>
> >> The language itself is less interesting for me, but what makes it stand
> >> out is that it has a coherent and robust philosophy behind and
> >> phenomenal goals to reach. In Pharo, we have the luxury of building on
> >> top of coherent and robust philosophy (even if different from the
> >> Wolfram one) and we should try as much as possible to keep our eyes on
> >> phenomenal goals that seem unreachable.
> >>
> >> Another thing I like in Wolfram's work is attention to details:
> >>
> http://blog.wolfram.com/2008/01/10/ten-thousand-hours-of-design-reviews/
> >>
> >> Details are crucial, and all the effort in Pharo around naming and
> >> redesigning what already exists is incredibly important. But, it is
> >> precisely at the moment when we are knee-deep in details that is crucial
> >> to keep our eyes on the phenomenal long term goals.
> >>
> >> There is so much to build. Let's be bold.
> >>
> >> Doru
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> On Tue, Apr 1, 2014 at 7:22 PM, Sven Van Caekenberghe <sven at stfx.eu
> >> <mailto:sven at stfx.eu>> wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >>    On 31 Mar 2014, at 06:21, S Krish <krishnamachari.sudhakar at gmail.com
> >>    <mailto:krishnamachari.sudhakar at gmail.com>> wrote:
> >>
> >>     > How about impact of this:
> >>     >
> >>     >
> >>
> http://blog.stephenwolfram.com/2014/03/injecting-computation-everywhere-a-sxsw-update/
> >>     >
> >>     > I would agree it is quite complex for any beginner, but utility
> >>    of a programming language on these lines seems cut out for the
> future..
> >>
> >>    Wow, this is really powerful stuff, a long read, but well worth it.
> >>    By recombining and reusing all their technology they seem to be able
> >>    to move into more and more territory.
> >>
> >>    It is closed source and (very) expensive, and I don't like the
> >>    syntax, but we sure can get good ideas from them.
> >>
> >>    Thanks for sharing the link.
> >>
> >>    Sven
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> www.tudorgirba.com <http://www.tudorgirba.com>
> >>
> >> "Every thing has its own flow"
> >
>
>
>


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