[squeak-dev] Re: Squeak 4
adi at netstyle.ch
Tue Sep 30 21:06:38 UTC 2008
Just a few clarifications...
On Sep 30, 2008, at 22:29 , Markus Fritsche wrote:
> Craig Latta wrote:
>> I'm adapting Naiad (Spoon's module system) to the minimal object
>> memory, then folks can start creating modules from existing
>> licensed code.
> So, for my understanding, there are some main threads within the
Pharo is a fork of Squeak, and its getting more and more independent.
That is, its not "a thread *within* Squeak".
> I read (a bit) about the sapphire/ pharo events.
> Stef et al are reimplementing the smalltalk kernel by tailoring
> taking a
> squeak 3.10 image, tailoring it to a 'known working'-non-etoys image,
Pharo is based on Squeak 3.9, not 3.10.
We don't re-implement the kernel, at least not for now. The current
focus is on cleaning up and removing stuff we are not interested in
(like toys), and providing a stable basis for professional use.
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