[squeak-dev] The future of Squeak & Pharo (was Re: [Pharo-project]
[ANN] Pharo MIT license clean)
juan at jvuletich.org
Sun Jun 28 18:50:45 UTC 2009
Colin Putney wrote:
> One aspect of Pharo's practical streak that hasn't been mentioned yet
> is the willingness to abandon compatibility with Etoys - something the
> Squeak.org community has been unwilling to do. What's really silly
> about this situation is that the actual users of Etoys forked some
> time ago, and almost nobody actually uses Etoys in Squeak.
> IMHO, Squeak.org needs to either recommit to Etoys and education as
> its primary mission, or break compatibility and become a general
> Smalltalk platform for a variety of applications. This suggests a
> merger with either Squeakland or Pharo, but even without merging,
> Squeak.org can get its mojo back if it chooses an identity.
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