[squeak-dev] future systems

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Sat Mar 1 16:25:36 UTC 2008

On Mar 1, 2008, at 16:26 , karl wrote:

> 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

It shows as .pdf for me (on build 693). You might report the slowness  
as a ticket for the Read activity.

- Bert -

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