[Pharo-project] Happy message from Stef :)
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!!
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.
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