[squeak-dev] Re: what is holding back Smalltalk?

Randal L. Schwartz merlyn at stonehenge.com
Fri Nov 21 16:16:47 UTC 2008

>>>>> "Paolo" == Paolo Bonzini <bonzini at gnu.org> writes:

Paolo> And to be clear about this once for all, I completely agree with the
Paolo> above assessment.  Squeak people do need to be careful, even a bit
Paolo> paranoid if you want.  But implying that you cannot look at GNU
Paolo> Smalltalk for fear that you'll glance at its code and be tainted by it,
Paolo> goes way beyond paranoia.

Get a legal document from the FSF lawyers that confirms that and holds us
permanently harmless, and I'll shut up.  Until then, Squeak devs are at risk.

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