A Lisper asks, "Am I supposed to like Smalltalk?"
Alexandre.Bergel at cs.tcd.ie
Wed May 17 11:29:00 UTC 2006
> When we teach Smalltalk, we have a tendency to try to relate it to the
> students by explaining it in their terms. We tend to downplay the
> differences. But one of the big values of Smalltalk as an educational
> tool is the fact that it is so different. These differences have
> disadvantages as well as advantages when it comes to building systems.
> But learning new things expands your mind, so from an educational
> point of view, the differences are one of the chief advantages of
It is very well said.
Many thanks for this email...
Alexandre Bergel http://www.cs.tcd.ie/Alexandre.Bergel
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