updates vs. images -- limiting squeak to code
schwa at fastmail.us
Thu Oct 13 17:25:02 UTC 2005
On Oct 13, 2005, at 10:46 AM, Cees De Groot wrote:
> Hi Josh, long time no speak :)
Hi Cees :-)
> On 10/13/05, Josh Gargus <schwa at fastmail.us> wrote:
>> Come on now, (I believe that) it is those Squeak users who have the
>> most non-code objects (eg: those using it as an expressive medium,
>> not a programming environment) who are least likely to be able to
>> write such code.
> Apart from the (large) group of Squeaklanders, is there a substantial
> enough group of Squeak users who don't code themselves to warrant
> putting a significant load on the shoulders of a couple of volunteers?
In other words, "should we screw 'em"? :-)
It's a good question. I don't have a good sense of how many non-
coder, non-Squeaklanders regularly use Squeak as a medium. Can we
get a show of hands? I don't anymore, since I started using paper
(the Moleskine notebooks you mentioned look nice :-)
> Note that I'm *not* argumentative here, just trying to get lots of pro
> and contra arguments on the table.
That was clear.
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