Smalltalk: Requiem or Resurgence? {Dr. Dobb's Journal (05/06/06) Chan, Jeremy}

Klaus D. Witzel klaus.witzel at
Thu May 11 08:17:39 UTC 2006

Hi Marten,

on Thu, 11 May 2006 08:59:04 +0200, you <m.feldtmann at> wrote:

>   Another little chance for Smalltalk (again ...) could be a reborn of
> dynamically typed languages. I've heard a presentation about what
> programming languages are missing today and in the future and one of
> the major points was: meta programming facility. This does not mean
> reflection as available in .NET or Java - but the powerful systems of
> LISP and Smalltalk. Signals in this direction comes from some IBM
> research laboratories and from the .net group from Microsoft.

And from Sun, see "Constructing a metacircular Virtual machine in an  
exploratory programming environment"


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