Meta: experimenting with syntax, was: Re: Getting double semi as
enrico.spinielli at googlemail.com
Mon Sep 3 18:29:04 UTC 2007
Bert Freudenberg-2 wrote:
> I have the impression that Smalltalk has hit a "sweet spot" - there
> may be a few additions (compile-time expressions anyone?) but
> basically it is very succinct in expressing what the underlying
> system does, namely, sending messages to objects. Other languages
> needed to add a lot more over the years as they started out with a
> rather limited model, but if you start with a general model like
> Smalltalk did (which in turn was the result of many experiments) it
> is not necessary to add that much. Or, if you do it, it wouldn't be
> Smalltalk anymore (and that's in fact what Alan's group now is
> working on, there is a whole lot of experimenting with syntax going
> on using Meta).
What is this Meta thing you mentioned? Do you have any URLs, docs about it?
Thanks in advance
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