Scamper & Gecko ?
karl.ramberg at chello.se
Thu Mar 14 18:00:24 UTC 2002
Hannes Hirzel wrote:
> 2) Look at the layout algorithms used in Gecko and re-implement them
> (or a part of them) in Scamper.
> Scampler definitly _could_ use some refactoring and
> updating. This has been discussed on this list on various occasions.
> Karl Ramberg for examlpe recently has been working on better table
> support (see http://minnow.cc.gatech.edu/squeak/1445); Check the
And it's moving along slowly. If anyone would like to help
out just holler :-)
> If one views Squeak as an integration platform it would
> surely be a considerable added value to have a web browser with good
> Squeakers do not perceive this as a priority; for example Alan Kay
> once said that HTML is the "MSDOS" of the internet.
I could not have said it better:-)
Most web stuff is just a big pain to implement and the gain is
> Scamper has the big advantage that the html objects are rendered as
> morphs. So I can blue click on a image and drag it out on the
> desktop. Another thing is that I can select Smalltalk code snippets
> within Scamper and execute it with 'do-it'. These two things
> together are really extraordinary.
Better integration with diffrent kind of Squeak tools is the way to go.
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