Whither Squeak?

Dan Ingalls Dan at SqueakLand.org
Sat May 20 00:30:41 UTC 2006

>Hi Ralph--
>> ...I have heard that people have tried to strip Morphic out of the
>> image, and they have tried to strip MVC out of the image, and both
>> have failed. Why did it fail?
>	I think the initial attempts were hampered simply because it's difficult to remove the very GUIs you're using to do the removal.
>	I have successfully removed both Morphic and MVC, as well as all support for graphics (BitBlt, the Form hierarchy, etc.), and the compiler, and almost everything else, largely automatically[1, 2]. I did this by operating on a target memory at a distance, from another memory where the tools were.

I worked out removal of MVC ages ago.  It left a few pieces of Paragraph as I recall, but it was a push-button operation called discardMVC back in those days.  I see it's still in 3.9, but i wouldn't be surprised if it's not quite "push-button' anymore.

	- Dan

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