[Newbies] Misunderstanding Squeak

David Mitchell david.mitchell at gmail.com
Mon Apr 7 21:57:46 UTC 2008

> Can anybody answer me this? This Squeak run on top of a SmallTalk runtime
> environment? Or is is the SmallTalk runtime environment?

Squeak is a Smalltalk (note the lowercase t), a direct descendant of
Smalltalk 80.

Look at Squeak 1.1 and compare it to the Smalltalk 80 as described in
the blue book.

Some of the objects in the Squeak image were present in that image
from the 1980s (though I think they've been converted a couple of

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