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

Pavel Krivanek pavel.krivanek at gmail.com
Wed Feb 5 15:45:37 EST 2020


st 5. 2. 2020 v 20:48 odesílatel horrido <horrido.hobbies at gmail.com> napsal:

> 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...
>

You are a victim of your own strong confirmation bias. I hardly can break
it but I just want to point out that in the mentioned discussion, there was
no fan of you (and there were more people complaining than the two I
mentioned).

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
> >>
> >>
>
>
>
>
>
> --
> Sent from: http://forum.world.st/Pharo-Smalltalk-Users-f1310670.html
>
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