[squeak-dev] Re: What is Squeak (was Re: Re: package universes, sake/packages, (first time) user experiences, etc.)

Igor Stasenko siguctua at gmail.com
Mon Dec 8 02:13:38 UTC 2008

2008/12/7 Andreas Raab <andreas.raab at gmx.de>:
> Igor Stasenko wrote:
>> One people hate Etoys, others hate Traits. :)
>> Then lets declare 3.8 a best software ever made and leave things as they
>> is.
> How exactly are these two statements related? Why does a dislike for traits
> imply that 3.8 is perfect?

i refer to Edgar's comment about 3.8 and what is gone 'wrong' after it.

>> Since 3.8 is perfect, then any contribution made past 3.8 and any will
>> be made in future should be rejected because you can't improve what is
>> already perfect, right? :)
>> Let's then stop discussing how to improve things - because it is
>> pointless.
> Is there any point to this rhetoric? If so I fail to see it.
>> There's only one thing which makes me uncomfortable: any organism
>> which can't evolve and can't react to ever-changing environment
>> adequately is doomed to become extinct.
> And your point is...? You are the first person to propose stopping to
> improve Squeak. Since I know this isn't your goal I can only guess that you
> were trying to make some other point which I'm not getting.

My point :

Is it RIGHT to not do anything , because there is always someone who
will be discontented with it?

> Cheers,
>  - Andreas

Best regards,
Igor Stasenko AKA sig.

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