[etoys-dev] Re: [squeak-dev] Physical Etoys released!

Ricardo Moran richi.moran at gmail.com
Fri Mar 5 19:27:01 UTC 2010

Oh, I see. Thanks for the explanation.

On Thu, Mar 4, 2010 at 1:36 AM, K. K. Subramaniam <subbukk at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wednesday 03 March 2010 05:12:32 am Ricardo Moran wrote:
> > I might be missing something obvious here, but why is FFI forbidden in
> > Etoys? Is it a matter of security?
> AFAIK, Etoys is conceived to be a self-contained computing machine.
> Primitives
> and plugins purely an optimization or facilitation. FFI is a bridge to
> host-
> specific libraries and it is open-ended. It reduces Etoys to a shell for
> the
> libraries. The code within the libraries is not available for
> browsing/modification within Etoys.
> Subbu
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