ducasse at iam.unibe.ch
Fri Dec 17 21:45:18 UTC 2004
I'm not good (another area where I lack knowledge :( ) in streams and
related. But this would be good
if a group of experts can work on deciding whether flow should be
pushed into squeak.
In the past I heard (I do not remember quite well) that flow was quite
large and really changing a lot of
stuff in a non-compatible way with a limited transition path.
>> surprised :). I'm especially surprised that Tim didn't mention it,
>> he sat next to me while I implemented most of the MIDI support. :)
> Err, umm, I wanted Russell to rediscover it for himself. Yes, that's
> Flow is A Good Thing. As always, the hard part is persuading a large
> group of people to adopt something new, especially since it is a
> replacement not an add on. I don't see any particular problem with
> replacing all the prims, especially since they're in plugin(s) but
> getting package owners to rewrite to use new streams and so on....
> I've never been able to think of a way round that part.
> Tim Rowledge, tim at sumeru.stanford.edu, http://sumeru.stanford.edu/tim
> Strange OpCodes: IIB: Ignore Inquiry and Branch anyway
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