[Newbies] Squeak/Smalltalk - Java
luis at anachreon.co.uk
Thu Mar 5 12:17:06 UTC 2009
I wonder if someone would clarify something for me (I'm hoping
someone on the list may be involved/know someone on these projects):
I've noted a trend with two big Squeak apps, Alice and Sophie, going
to Java for their next major release: Why is this so?
I'm all for using the right tool for the job, but why such a (huge?)
step away from Smalltalk?
I can't see what Java will bring to Sophie that could not be done
with Squeak and Seaside, according to the notes for version 2 on the
Is the funding tied to Java/Sun?
I'm glad Croquet is still in the picture, especially with the
development of Cog (new VM).
Sorry if this isn't the best place for this, but I am a (concerned!)
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