[Newbies] Re: Speed

Andreas Raab andreas.raab at gmx.de
Mon Nov 16 02:51:23 UTC 2009

John Worden wrote:
> I came to Squeak/Smalltalk and started having a play.  There is 
> something addictive about it but at the same time there are things like 
> the speed issue above that don't make it "easy" for the learner.  As an 
> exercise I started to convert the excellent Cincom VW Tutorial to work 
> in Squeak and at the same time I was converting it into Python.  End 
> result is that I had less difficulty getting it to work in Python than 
> simply converting to Squeak.  I wasn't expecting that. (For interest the 
> other big problem I had, in addition to the speed one, was with the CrLf 
> handling)

Which tutorial were you using?

   - Andreas

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