niko.schwarz at gmx.net
Mon May 5 12:24:02 UTC 2003
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Am Sonntag, 4. Mai 2003 23:28 schrieb Michael van der Gulik:
> - And would it be possible to make a language-independant VM, perhaps
> with modifications to respective compilers, that could compile and
> interpret Squeak, ANSI Smalltalk or Squid. Redesigning a wheel is better
> than reinventing it.
yes, the idea is tempting. A while ago I asked myself how difficult it would
be to create a Self environment, and run squeak images in it.
I mean: the Self VM is said to be spectacularly fast, and Self has all the
advantages that Anthony wanted, and most of all: the Squeak stuff would not
The ultimate, indivisible unit of matter. It is distinguished
from the corpuscle, also the ultimate, indivisible unit of matter, by a
closer resemblance to the atom, also the ultimate, indivisible unit of
matter ... The ion differs from the molecule, the corpuscle and the
atom in that it is an ion ...
-- Ambrose Bierce, "The Devil's Dictionary"
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