Removing Etoys, Morphic and other friends

Klaus D. Witzel klaus.witzel at
Wed Oct 25 15:42:19 UTC 2006

Hi Herbert,

on Wed, 25 Oct 2006 17:14:14 +0200, you wrote:
> Hello Klaus,
> KDW> Instead, I'm wondering what this debate might be about (myth?  
> conspiracy?
> KDW> who in squeak-dev knows ;-)
> I think this debate is about what me and some (non programming)
> friends call "killer arguments", arguments that kill the debate.
> I's a strong word and I don't know if it is used elsewhere.

Neither do I, so it's a bit mystical, isn't it ;-)

> It does
> _not_ imply an intention to shut up the other side but it might have
> that effect.

OT: agreed and the consequence is a massive loss of reputation (not that  
we've ever seen so here in squeak-dev, haven't we :|

> In the context of the debate the killer argument is
> valid.

NP and I agree with this your explanation.

> KDW> So the one and only questions that I hope remains is this: is  
> someone
> KDW> willing to remove Etoys, Morphic, etc such that there be one .image
> KDW> without it and one .image in which it is pre-loaded.
> That's oversimplifying because ..
> KDW> And if there is no one who effectively *does* it, let  
> _whatever_it_is_ rot
> KDW> in the image-until someone must fix things in order to support  
> her/his own
> KDW> stuff. Whether you like it or not, the latter happens anyway.
> .... a rotting morpic would make that image more or less useless :-)

Le'me repeat: until someone must fix things in order to support HER/HIS  
own stuff. But yes I have to agree that a rotting morphic would have such  

Thanks for taking care.


> Best regards,
> Herbert                            mailto:herbertkoenig at

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