[squeak-dev] image overload

Travis Griggs travisgriggs at gmail.com
Fri Mar 12 18:17:58 UTC 2010

On Mar 12, 2010, at 10:10 AM, Casey Ransberger wrote:

> After you get the wheel right, and put it on a bicycle, and once the
> bikeshed's built, you still have to get people to agree on what color
> the bikeshed should be.
> I think with virtualization entering mainstream consciousness, the
> term image will be okay. But that's just me. If anything else, though,
> I'd recommend "snapshot" which is the colloquial term. Note that this
> term also implies photography, and thus, imagery.
> I actually think there's value in the metaphor, is what I guess I'm
> trying to say.

I agree. I remember I used to think it was more skewed/misapplied than  
I do now. Now days we talk about virtual images. And disk images.  
Quite commonly. It seems to me... yet another case where the world  
caught up with Smalltalk. :)

Travis Griggs
Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright  
until you hear them speak...

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