stephane.ducasse at gmail.com
Mon Sep 11 07:59:47 UTC 2006
> Are you saying that squeak being open source/free is a bad thing?
> Smalltalk probably would
> have broke into the market a lot sooner if it had not cost to
> program in it. Squeak may wind
> up being the single most important thing in the history of
> smalltalk before all is said and done.
> One just has to remember Apple vs. Microsoft. Apple said "write
> anything you want on our
> system but we get royalties on it". Microsoft said "write anything
> you want, no royalty costs
> from us". One of those two companies almost went extinct, the
> other contains a couple of
> guys who show up on the "world's richest people" list.
Not sure :) about the reference to Apple ;)
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