[squeak-dev] Re: Renaming "Squeak"
bonzini at gnu.org
Thu Mar 6 10:19:41 UTC 2008
>> Heck, not even the image is Smalltalk -- it's just an implementation detail.
> I don't think so. IMHO the image is one of the strongest points. Is
> the context that make possible a lot of things.
But it's not like Python or Ruby couldn't have an image, it's just that
people did not implement it. The strong point of Smalltalk is the
I use Smalltalk without an image daily (except as a cache to avoid
parsing 100,000 lines of base classes every other minute) and I prefer
it a lot over Ruby (I don't do Python).
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