[Pharo-users] The results are in!

horrido horrido.hobbies at gmail.com
Sun Feb 9 08:34:59 EST 2020


Exaggeration is not a lie, especially in the context of /marketing/. We've
all seen marketing campaigns on television, in social media and magazines.
They all contain exaggerations and half-truths. You don't seem to understand
what marketing is all about.



Pavel Krivanek-3 wrote
> so 8. 2. 2020 v 23:33 odesílatel horrido <

> horrido.hobbies@

> > napsal:
> 
>> So this forum is only for Pharo newcomers who have questions? Seems
>> rather
>> limiting.
>>
>> When I join other language forums, I look for information about the
>> language
>> I'm investigating as a newcomer. This can include the language's
>> capabilities, limitations, real-world usage, new tools, philosophical
>> basis,
>> and so on. General information across a broad spectrum of topics.
>>
>> And, yes, even trivia and factoids that I might find interesting. I
>> appreciate that you don't find this interesting, but other forum visitors
>> may.
>>
>> If the Pharo users forum wants to, it could do something as draconian as
>> StackOverflow does: put a tight leash on submitted questions and boot out
>> everybody who doesn't comply. This is one reason I don't go to
>> StackOverflow
>> very often — they aren't welcoming to people who just want to learn
>> general
>> things.
>>
>> I've told my readers that the Pharo users forum is welcoming. Please
>> don't
>> make a liar out of me.
>>
> 
> We do not need to make a liar out of you. See your old e-mails:
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> *So, is Pharo being used to fight Ebola? Not exactly, but who cares?
> I'mtrying to change people's perception. I'm trying to *move* them. If I
> haveto exaggerate, I will do so.Has everybody heard of Smalltalk? Of
> course
> not. And it doesn't matter. I'mtaking /literary licence/. As a writer and
> a
> marketer, I am allowed to dothis.*
> 
> -- Pavel
> 
> Guillermo Polito wrote
>> > Hi Richard,
>> >
>> > I’d like to invite you to refrain yourself from posting such off-topic
>> > messages in the future.
>> >
>> > This list is for people to *ask* questions about Pharo. Not to diffuse
>> any
>> > kind of propaganda (pharo related or not).
>> > You’re not asking a question about Pharo, nor answering a question
>> about
>> > Pharo.
>> > So I personally find all these emails off-topic and uninteresting.
>> >
>> > I have the feeling this list has been lately flooded with such
>> off-topic
>> > messages.
>> > And this only chases off this list people really interested about the
>> main
>> > topic of the list (like me).
>> >
>> > Maybe this shows this competition / PR campaign you’re running needs
>> > another channel?
>> > I know you don’t agree, but I invite you to read here the **purpose**
>> of
>> > this list, just for respect to people subscribed to it:
>> >    https://lists.pharo.org/mailman/listinfo/pharo-users_lists.pharo.org
>> > <
>> https://lists.pharo.org/mailman/listinfo/pharo-users_lists.pharo.org>
>> >
>> > Thanks for your comprehension,
>> > Guille
>> >
>> >> El 8 feb 2020, a las 19:12, Richard Kenneth Eng <
>>
>> > horrido.hobbies@
>>
>> > > escribió:
>> >>
>> >> Round 1 — #1 Leading Team: https://youtu.be/QWHeN5WXfBQ
>> >> <https://youtu.be/QWHeN5WXfBQ>
>> >>
>> >> I'm actually quite amazed by their effort. They surpassed my
>> >> expectations.
>> >>
>> >> At the risk of sounding immodest, I think this is a terrific way to
>> >> promote Smalltalk (Pharo). I think the video is an absolute blast.
>> >>
>> >> Richard
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Sent from: http://forum.world.st/Pharo-Smalltalk-Users-f1310670.html
>>
>>





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