[Pharo-users] About "it's not pharo but smalltalk"

horrido horrido.hobbies at gmail.com
Wed Feb 5 14:47:53 EST 2020

I learned a long time ago that you can't please everybody. I've heard the
critics about my evangelism. I've also heard the praise.

So what am I supposed to do? Listen to the critics and ignore the fans?

If you're an evangelist, you have to develop a thick skin and follow your
heart. Otherwise, get out of the kitchen...

Pavel Krivanek-3 wrote
> st 5. 2. 2020 v 19:02 odesílatel horrido <

> horrido.hobbies@

> > napsal:
>> > You want to take the Smalltalk heritage as a definition, that’s ok. We
>> don’t, and that’s ok too. Is about what we want to do.
>> Who's "we"?
>> Last time I checked, nobody owns Pharo. Pharo is not a bunch of core
>> developers; it's a community. And I believe there are many Pharoers who
>> share my view.
>> Since I'm a Smalltalk evangelist and not a Pharo evangelist, I guess I
>> shouldn't ever mention Pharo in my blog. After all, if it's not
>> Smalltalk,
>> why should I promote it???
> Pharo 8.0 release Reddit discussion included some feedback you
> may appreciate:
> "Thanks. Does this Pharo release removes feature "Richard Kenneth Eng"?
> That was the only feature in detriment to such an excellent environment as
> Pharo."
> "I really like the idea of pharo's features and smalltalk is quite
> interesting, but I can't help but be put off by the insanely stupid
> marketing culture around it. Most articles about it exaggerate way too
> much
> and seem like they're written by people who were paid to write about it.
> Or
> maybe I'm reading Medium-cancer too much."
>> In fact, this is disastrous for my JRMPC competition since it's based
>> entirely on Pharo. I'm promoting Smalltalk but pushing Pharo on all the
>> participating teams??? What the f*ck am I doing?!!
>> --
>> Sent from: http://forum.world.st/Pharo-Smalltalk-Users-f1310670.html

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