Brian T Rice
water at tunes.org
Mon Feb 3 17:28:42 UTC 2003
On Mon, 3 Feb 2003, Niko Schwarz wrote:
> > I agree - both these aspects of Self are intriguing. I haven't worked in
> > self so I can't say anything from personal experience.
> Neither have I, unfortunately, but I found the idea very tempting.
It's very good for you to admire this idea, but Self never implemented
anything like it. The VM and the optimized code is/was separate from the
image, and was a big source of problems that way.
About Self as a UI builder, it was designed to save the behavior of
course, but there was a separate tool to pull object groups out of images
to put them into other ones. It works reasonably well, but all of this was
ever only a prototype (sic).
Brian T. Rice
LOGOS Research and Development
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