[Pharo-project] Happy message from Stef :)

Scott Gibson wsgibson at windstream.net
Wed Jun 1 13:59:41 EDT 2011

Thanks Stef and thanks to everyone who makes Pharo's success possible!  I believe this has a lot to do with the cooperative and constructive nature of the Pharo community.  Things are just getting done.  Thanks again!!

Scott Gibson

On Jun 1, 2011, at 12:31 PM, Stéphane Ducasse wrote:

> Hi guys 
> I was starting to look at Keymapping, then my mind went wandering and I want to share my feeling with you. I'm really happy because we are a cool community
> and it starts to work quite well. When I see what we have done
> 	- new paragraph
> 	- settings
> 	- better widget
> 	- better handing of headless mode
> 	- better announcement
> 	- hudson
> 	- better tools
> 	- new network
> what we have in the pipe
> 	- new compiler
> 	- soon new files
> 	- new key binding
> 	- metacello distribution
> 	- quality rules
> 	- VM build and regression
> 	- new canvas
> 	- new tools
> 	- new code meta model 
> I'm quite sure that I'm forgetting a lot of items.
> What I want to say that I'm dreaming about a system that a lot of people would be jealous of. I do not want that for me 
> but for us. I want to reinvent the idea and the spirit I loved in/about Smalltalk. 
> recently I contacted Ward Cunningham that I never meet but he told me something that really touched 
> "Stéphane -- I see your name often and associate it with the sort of innovation that attracted me to smalltalk so many years ago."
> YES!!! YES!!! let us make it real and fun but fun for real in 2011.
> Thanks for all the energy you gave me.
> Stef

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