[Pharo-dev] call for help: answer on HN :)

phil at highoctane.be phil at highoctane.be
Sat Apr 7 13:12:56 EDT 2018


interruptible.. yes!

On Sat, Apr 7, 2018, 19:10 Thierry Goubier <thierry.goubier at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi Alex,
>
> Le 07/04/2018 à 17:48, Aliaksei Syrel a écrit :
> > Hi
> >
> > Here is a link to a report about their experience with Pharo:
> > https://gitlab.fit.cvut.cz/taibrmar/sokoban-using-bloc
> >
> > There definitely exist things that should be improved. It is a pity when
> > tiny “minor” issues leave such an unpleasant aftertaste.
>
> Some of them are, sadly, quite unacceptable, IMHO.
>
> I would really dream of a stable, correctly interruptible (i.e. a Cmd-.
> that really works), limited Pharo core. That would help development so
> significantly and allow more experiments.
>
> I solve that by making stuff that distance itself as much as possible
> from a lot of the Pharo stuff that evolves far too much, far too fast to
> be relied upon (widgets, graphics, editors), and I'm looking forward to
> building a limited(*) image with just and only the things I rely on.
>
> One of the thing I need is a CI that triggers both on my code releases
> and any Pharo update (including the stable ones) since even stable
> releases may change core APIs.
>
> > Anyway, there are lovers and haters of every language.
>
> That I can agree with :)
>
> > Some people even
> > give dislikes to videos on YouTube that show how veterinarians heal
> cats...
> >
> > All the best
> > Alex
>
> Regards,
>
> Thierry
>
> (*) I did try with the minimal image, and the tools are clearly limiting.
>
> > On Sat, 7 Apr 2018 at 17:27, Stephane Ducasse <stepharo.self at gmail.com
> > <mailto:stepharo.self at gmail.com>> wrote:
> >
> >     I tend to not care about people pissing on me via a pseudo. This is
> >     too easy and too microscopic to have any value.
> >     Thanks Philippe, Luke and Ben because you use your real names.
> >
> >     On Thu, Apr 5, 2018 at 2:07 PM, Esteban Lorenzano
> >     <estebanlm at gmail.com <mailto:estebanlm at gmail.com>> wrote:
> >      > Hi,
> >      >
> >      > yesterday someone posted an article on HN about the Pharo MOOC
> >     and there has
> >      > been some negative posts there.
> >      > I would like to call people who can have the time to answer there
> >     and help
> >      > to explain better and also contribute to contest that FUD
> >     someones (we know
> >      > who they are… sames as always) are spreading.
> >      >
> >      > here the link : https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=16754872
> >      >
> >      > (this is not loosing time, people searching for Pharo will likely
> >     see this
> >      > kind of messages… at least we need to offer our point of view)
> >      >
> >      > cheers!
> >      > Esteban
> >
> > --
> > Cheers,
> > Alex
>
>
>
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