[Seaside] Seaside, Traits, portability

Sebastian Sastre ssastre at seaswork.com
Mon Apr 30 18:43:57 UTC 2007

I had to agree with Avi. Let's separate academical (so they can experiment)
from productive proposals (so they can produce real value) 



> -----Mensaje original-----
> De: seaside-bounces at lists.squeakfoundation.org 
> [mailto:seaside-bounces at lists.squeakfoundation.org] En nombre 
> de Avi Bryant
> Enviado el: Lunes, 30 de Abril de 2007 14:46
> Para: Seaside - general discussion
> Asunto: [Seaside] Seaside, Traits, portability
> On 4/29/07, Boris Popov <boris at deepcovelabs.com> wrote:
> > Why be so cynical? Different strokes for different folks. I've felt 
> > many times that you couldn't care less about anyone not 
> using squeak 
> > and it does nothing but motivate me to unsubscribe from the 
> list for good.
> Boris, please don't unsubscribe. I think you'll find the vast 
> majority of people on this list care deeply about keeping 
> Seaside portable across dialects - I would guess that at this 
> point it's the largest portable Smalltalk codebase, and the 
> largest cross-dialect community, and that's very important to 
> me and to many others.
> For that reason and others, nobody who uses Seaside in 
> production is seriously proposing that we make it depend on 
> Traits - as far as I know, nobody uses Traits in production, 
> period.  By all means, let's have an academic discussion 
> about the costs and benefits of Traits, but let's do it with 
> a very clear understanding that it is indeed academic, and 
> *not* a proposal that's going to affect mainline Seaside any 
> time even vaguely soon.
> Avi
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