Re-doing Morphic

John Maloney JohnMaloney at
Sun Feb 9 15:44:29 UTC 2003

Check out the Morphic chapter in the "Blue" Squeak book. Another
reference is the OOSPLA paper about the design principles behind the
original version of Morphic that was done for the Self project.

	-- John

At 9:24 PM -0500 2/8/03, tblanchard at wrote:
>Well, Morphic is I think intended to be more than just another widget 
>library.  The developers were reaching for something new.  What I'd 
>like to hear is a clear statement of the essential idea(s) behind 
>morphic (at present all I can think of is "everything is visible").  
>You can always throw in spiffier rendering or whatever, but there are 
>weird things like steps and stuff in there that I wouldn't want to toss 
>out without fully understanding what the original developers were 
>driving at.

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