[squeak-dev] Pharo:: Re: Cuis update

Igor Stasenko siguctua at gmail.com
Thu Apr 16 06:02:58 UTC 2009

2009/4/16 Michael van der Gulik <mikevdg at gmail.com>:
> On 4/16/09, Igor Stasenko <siguctua at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2009/4/15 Juan Vuletich <juan at jvuletich.org>:
>>> Lukas Renggli wrote:
>>>> Does Seaside run on Cuis?
>>> I don't know. I don't see why it would not run.
>>>> What about unicode
>>> Considered optional. Please read "About Cuis" in the Cuis image.
>> IMO, in 21st century unicode support is A MUST for any development
>> environment. Of course, if you consider Cuis as dev environment, not
>> as a toy.
> That was my initial reaction too.
> But then I realised that Smalltalk code and comments are usually
> written in English. Unicode is optional until you want to write
> applications for non-English speaking people or want to comment your
> code in another language.

The code and comments apart from their own beauty having zero value,
if it can't properly interact with users/outside world.
No wonder, why squeak/smalltalk so unpopular - because of little care
about providing a means to write a real-world applications.
In such state, its useful just for experimenting/doing academic research.

> Gulik.
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Best regards,
Igor Stasenko AKA sig.

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