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

Andreas Raab andreas.raab at
Fri May 12 20:07:04 UTC 2006

Michael Latta wrote:
> There are some differences based on VM design and VW has chosen to redesign
> the entire way that classes are defined.  But, to a user it should all work
> if it is Smalltalk.  The COM integration for example on VW and Dolphin do
> not need to be different, and Squeak did not have to use a different way to
> call native methods. 

And how exactly do you know that? Do you know anything at all about how 
the FFI evolved, which tradeoffs were made for what?

   - A.

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