[squeak-dev] future systems
bert at freudenbergs.de
Sat Mar 1 18:20:10 UTC 2008
On Mar 1, 2008, at 17:25 , Bert Freudenberg wrote:
> 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
>>> called "Steps Toward the Reinvention of Programming", shows the
>>> 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...)
>>> I have not seen about half of what is described here mentioned
>>> else, even on the fonc mailing list. It would be fun to have some
>>> 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
>>> 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).
Ah, I see what you mean ... Apparently Read uses the PDF title which
in this case is the filename of the original document. That is
> You might report the slowness as a ticket for the Read activity.
It really is prohibitively slow ...
- Bert -
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