[Pharo-project] [squeak-dev] [ANN] STicky

Stéphane Ducasse stephane.ducasse at inria.fr
Sun Sep 27 08:32:19 EDT 2009

Ok now if you want people to use it provide a loader that loads  
Because so far I could not make it work. Because extra packages are  


On Sep 27, 2009, at 2:12 PM, Hernán Morales Durand wrote:

> That's one idea. Although there are many applications. I'm using it
> now to test a translator from Smalltalk to PQF (an insane query
> language), but the course of acquisition of a natural language is a
> very complex process, so a linguist can write a translator which
> display dynamically inflectional systems differences between English
> and Greek or Chinese, or a WordNet application which suggest synonyms
> to a writer as he writes, or a logician which desires to show his
> students calculus applied to a "lingua characteristica", i.e. it is
> not limited to computer or constructed languages. Use your imagination
> :)
> For the Smalltalk to Java part, I've just included a translator
> available in the SqueakSource repository, I'm not so concerned about
> the correcteness of a translator but if the author wants to include a
> warning before usage of his tool I will happily include it.
> One motivation for STicky were the arguments of some Java developers I
> know, they told me they've felt lost inside Smalltalk (they've never
> seen a Programming System as an autonomic system with global behavior,
> etc. but as a process which deals with dead text code) and since
> language is a means for referring objects rather than the object
> itself, this tool can show the referent sources of their language, if
> a translator exists of course.
> Cheers,
> Hernán
> 2009/9/27 Stéphane Ducasse <stephane.ducasse at inria.fr>:
>> But for beginner what is the difference between that and a Smalltalk
>> interpreter.
>> The idea is that they can compare with their own language the
>> smalltalk syntax?
>> it could work now when trnaslating to Java you can generate really  
>> bad
>> code to
>> express smalltalk syntax?
>> Stef
>> On Sep 26, 2009, at 11:26 PM, Andrey Larionov wrote:
>>> Its an awesome. It what i want cause i smalltalk beginer
>>> On Sun, Sep 27, 2009 at 01:20, Hernán Morales Durand
>>> <hernan.morales at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> is a pluggable real-time evaluator and/or translator workspace
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