[Seaside] Re: ANSI Smalltalk

David AH Long david.long at sageteagroup.com
Tue Nov 13 17:18:15 UTC 2007

I'll sponsor you, but I need someone to loan me the 1200 USD so I can sponsor you so you can participate.


Anyone interested?

-----Original Message-----
From: st&eacute;phane ducasse <ducasse at iam.unibe.ch>
Sent: Tuesday, November 13, 2007 8:43am
To: Bruce Badger <bwbadger at gmail.com>
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Subject: Re: ANSI Smalltalk

who wants to sponsor me?
I'm sorry but I do not have 1200 USD to be able to participate.


On 13 nov. 07, at 10:50, Bruce Badger wrote:

> Fellow Smalltalkers,
> (this is a one-off to every Smalltalk list I can think of. Sorry for
> the Spam-esqe nature of this)
> Work is under way to get the Smalltalk ANSI standardization process
> restarted. This is intended to be an on-going process which delivers
> a new version of the standard every 18 months to 2 years.
> The participation of all Smalltalkers is invited. The ANSI standard
> should be driven by the people who use Smalltalk as well as people who
> develop Smalltalk environments. Work on the standard will all happen
> through a mailing list:
> http://lists.openskills.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/ansi-smalltalk
> The list archive is open and anyone may join the list. The only up
> front requirement being that you give your full name when signing up
> so everyone knows who is who.
> While anyone can get involved in discussion and informal votes, only
> people who are registered with the ANSI project may formally vote.
> Registration in this context means joining INCITS (the organization
> which coordinates IT ANSI standards work), and that costs $1,200 USD.
> Already we have the Smalltalk vendor companies getting involved. We
> also need people representing the user community. If you work in a
> company that uses Smalltalk please raise this ANSI work at your next
> team meeting and see if you can have someone (or more than one) from
> your project join the ANSI Smalltalk mailing list. Perhaps your
> company could fund the $1,200 to have someone be a voting member of
> the committee too.
> If you wish to discuss the ANSI project please either join the mailing
> list or post a message to comp.lang.smalltalk. The news group is the
> cross-dialect discussion forum for Smalltalk and the ANSI standard is
> most certainly cross-dialect.
> Best regards,
> Bruce
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