[Pharo-users] Promoting Pharo

Benoit St-Jean bstjean at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 6 06:46:47 EST 2020


Really sorry for the tone of my last reply Norbert...  But I've had my 
share of "get the fuck out of this list" private emails tonight...

Truly sorry. :(

On 2020-02-06 06:33, Norbert Hartl wrote:
>
>
>> Am 06.02.2020 um 12:22 schrieb Benoit St-Jean <bstjean at yahoo.com>:
>>
>> 
>>
>> I don't mind doing 1, 2 and 3 but you'd probably complain that if I 
>> do 2 and 3, you'll find my interview "too smalltalkish"  for your own 
>> taste...  ;)
>>
> Please do! It is not important if it is to my taste or not. Why should 
> it? If you do it you decide how it is done. That is exactly what we 
> always try to explain. A community lives from its contributors and its 
> shape is defined by whom contributes. Proposing work that someone else 
> should do does not work.
>>
>> Unless you want to provide me with your official text that I'll just 
>> read?
>>
> No, I don‘t want to do and it wasn‘t my proposal.
>
> Norbert
>>
>> On 2020-02-06 06:12, Norbert Hartl wrote:
>>> Are the numbers the order in which you will do it?
>>>
>>> Norbert
>>>
>>>> Am 06.02.2020 um 11:37 schrieb Benoit St-Jean via Pharo-users 
>>>> <pharo-users at lists.pharo.org <mailto:pharo-users at lists.pharo.org>>:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> *Von: *Benoit St-Jean <bstjean at yahoo.com <mailto:bstjean at yahoo.com>>
>>>> *Betreff: **Promoting Pharo*
>>>> *Datum: *6. Februar 2020 um 11:37:00 MEZ
>>>> *An: *Any question about pharo is welcome 
>>>> <pharo-users at lists.pharo.org <mailto:pharo-users at lists.pharo.org>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Some rough & simple ideas...
>>>>
>>>> 1) Make Pharo visible on Rosetta.org <http://Rosetta.org>
>>>>
>>>> There is currently 1006 tasks (mini projects) implemented in 764 
>>>> programming languages. Pharo is nowhere to be seen there, besides 
>>>> the programming language entry on the wiki for Pharo still points 
>>>> to pharo-project.org <http://pharo-project.org>. This project has 
>>>> the advantage of exposing programming languages with small 
>>>> tasks/problems any newbie can work on.  You always have the option 
>>>> to compare how it's done in your favorite language with the one 
>>>> you're trying to learn. Rosetta.org <http://Rosetta.org> is often a 
>>>> useful and popular source for people wanting to learn a new 
>>>> programming language by starting with some simple problems.
>>>>
>>>> http://rosettacode.org/wiki/Rosetta_Code
>>>>
>>>> 2) Hacker Public Radio (aka HPR)
>>>>
>>>> This podcast has a big audience and lots of loyal followers. Anyone 
>>>> can create a podcast and upload it there for broadcast. Normally, 
>>>> 99% the podcasts are related to computer science, programming and 
>>>> technology.  It is a well-known and respected podcast as they have 
>>>> already created over 3000 podcasts already (it's a daily podcast)! 
>>>> They are very flexible on what you can talk about and pretty lax on 
>>>> the format : as long as you talk about something you love and that 
>>>> could interested other, it's fine with them!
>>>>
>>>> http://hackerpublicradio.org/
>>>>
>>>> 3) FLOSS Weekly
>>>>
>>>> Another well-known podcast with lots of listeners! They've already 
>>>> covered Squeak and Seaside (long ago) but they haven't talked about 
>>>> Pharo yet. Randall (Schwartz) is always looking for new guests and 
>>>> new subjects so I'm pretty sure having a podcast about Pharo would 
>>>> be easy and quick!
>>>>
>>>> https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly
>>>>
>>>> 4) CLBG
>>>>
>>>> The Computer Language Benchmark Game is another good place to get 
>>>> exposure. BUT I suggest we wait a bit before publishing code there 
>>>> as, obviously, we won't get good numbers as compared to other 
>>>> languages...  Let's wait for Pablo to finish his threading stuff in 
>>>> the VM first...  ;)
>>>>
>>>> https://benchmarksgame-team.pages.debian.net/benchmarksgame/index.html
>>>>
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>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
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>> "A standpoint is an intellectual horizon of radius zero".  (A. Einstein)

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