Don't be nice if this big company sponsor Squeak ?
dooright101 at yahoo.com
Tue Nov 14 15:05:16 UTC 2006
Sounds like they are writing a metacompiled language with low-level
primitives capable of accessing the hardware directly. IMHO Sun should have
done this fifteen years ago when they had a leg-up on the industry with
Forth. Now, they are going to try again using a Java syntax. This sounds
silly to me, as Java is just a "simplified" version of the very languages
the article says they are trying to replace!
The only thing this will have in common with Squeak is that they both have a
VM. The writers could just as well have compared Squawk to .Net, or, uh,
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