ANSI Smalltalk

Bruce Badger bwbadger at
Thu Nov 15 09:01:06 UTC 2007

On 15/11/2007, Colin Putney <cputney at> wrote:
> On 14-Nov-07, at 10:11 AM, Bruce Badger wrote:
> > On 14/11/2007, Jecel Assumpcao Jr <jecel at> wrote:
> >> Note that ANSI = AMERICAN National Standards Institute
> >> Does it make sense for non US people to participate?
> >
> > I think so.  This is not a matter of jingoism but rather a matter of
> > reusing what we already have instead of starting from scratch.
> Whether that's valuable or not depends on what you want to accomplish.
> What do you want to accomplish?

I'd like to see increased consistency between Smalltalk dialects so I
can write an app or library on one dialect and run it on another.  I
already can do that with Sport, but I would prefer that Sport was not

ANSI is a workable means to that end.

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