A Lisper asks, "Am I supposed to like Smalltalk?"

Chris Patrick Schreiner chris.schreiner at online.no
Wed May 17 06:40:20 UTC 2006

> First of all is the environment/IDE. With Lisp/Emacs/Slime, or for  
> that matter Java/Netbeans, to write method after method, you can  
> just type. What I saw in Squeak was a bad combination of mousing  
> and typing. You have to click in the '--all--' window of methods,  
> then mouse down to the editing pane, and replace text, then save,  
> then do it again for the next method. I'm sure this is a YMMV  
> thing, but these mini-interruptions sure wouldn't keep me in 'flow'  
> as much as just typing.

I totally agree with this though

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