3.7 Full: Developers or Media users?
bert at impara.de
Fri Apr 9 11:43:52 UTC 2004
Am 09.04.2004 um 02:10 schrieb Dan Ingalls:
> Hi, A and Bert -
Oh boy ... ROTFL :-)
>>> That said, I'm a bit indifferent about including hard-core hacking
>>> stuff like VMMaker or Refactoring browser. I personally would include
>>> VMMaker but not RB, but I couldn't explain where to draw the line.
>> VMMaker would be *extremely* powerful and deep if someone would just
>> write a
>> little UI wrapper for the simulator so that you can run the simulator
>> from the world's open menu. That'd be an "aha-effect" that people
>> forget so fast... and besides it may actually lead to the simulator
>> in sync with the other changes if it could be more easily executed
>> and be
>> run casually.
> I agree, although it's kind of big now. But it sure turns people's
> heads around -- especially if you make a change. Also, its presence
> makes real on our claim of "you get it all" since, in that form, it
> does carry the interpreter itself, with full source in the single
> Squeak package. It'sa perception thing, but isn't that part of what
> "full" means?
> Interesting you should mention about a GUI for the VM. I just started
> on one yesterday! It's going to be pretty simple, but way better than
> nothing, and a place to start if someone wants to get serious.
Great! So VMMaker is in, officially ;-)
- Bert -
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