[squeak-dev] future systems

karl karl.ramberg at comhem.se
Sat Mar 1 15:26:45 UTC 2008

Jecel Assumpcao Jr wrote:
> And I would really recommend that everyone in the Squeak community read
> the first paper in the "articles" link on that page. The 50 page report,
> called "Steps Toward the Reinvention of Programming", shows the results
> of the first year of their five year NSF mission (to explore strange new
> representations, to seek out new objects and new transformations, to
> boldly go where no nerd has gone before...)
> http://vpri.org/pdf/steps_TR-2007-008.pdf
> I have not seen about half of what is described here mentioned anywhere
> else, even on the fonc mailing list. It would be fun to have some more
> information about this stuff. I enjoyed figuring out Chuck Thacker's
> neat FPGA processor, for example, since I had been discussing this kind
> of thing with three friends (separately, unfortunately) since last
> November. The "self expanding" Cairo reminded me of Henryk's AspectBlit
> and is very important work.
I tried to read this document on the XO and it is extremely slow to 
load, and the XO reports it as a .doc


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