stephane.ducasse at free.fr
Thu Mar 8 17:11:20 UTC 2007
On 8 mars 07, at 14:01, Ron Teitelbaum wrote:
> Hi Ramiro,
> Very good questions, I really do not know how big the community
> is. Squeak-dev has about 1500 members and it looks like a large
> number of those do not receive mail. I can imagine that a number
> of people that use squeak say 9/10 are not involved enough to want
> to be subscribed to squeak-dev. So a guess is that there are
> around 10 thousand squeakers. I was happy to see that our
> percentage was higher, but only about 1% then last year. I have to
> wonder how many people that signed up on squeakPeople have dropped
> out of the community and if the 1% increase was just new members.
> Anyway I’m doing my part on weeklysqueak.wordpress.com to bring in
> new people. We are getting 300-700 hits a day!
this is cool, ron! keep working on that.
I hope to release some new books before the summer (ok the fall).
> With all the developments like Croquet, Sophie, OLPC, Scratch … we
> should be entering a new phase that will revitalize the community.
> Happy Squeaking!
> Ron Teitelbaum
> Squeak News Team Member
> Squeak Elections Team Member
> From: seaside-bounces at lists.squeakfoundation.org [mailto:seaside-
> bounces at lists.squeakfoundation.org] On Behalf Of Ramiro Diaz Trepat
> Sent: Thursday, March 08, 2007 7:36 AM
> To: Ron at usmedrec.com; Seaside - general discussion
> Subject: [Seaside] elections
> I'm happy we had elections with such a fine group of candidates
> running. Heck, I know it is certainly not the same, but I was
> never able to say the same about any election process here in
> Argentina :)
> What I'm not happy about is the size of the community, we had only
> 182 votes! It's unbelievable insignificant... I am a bit sad
> about it.
> Does anybody have an estimation of how large the is the Squeak
> community, besides the "voting" community ?
> I know that with the OLPC project, in 10 years we will have
> miiiiiilions of young guys and gals who know how to code in
> Smalltalk, and then.... we'll take over the world ;)
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