Ometa status (was Re: [squeak-dev] The 2011 Squeak board election)
frank.shearar at angband.za.org
Tue Mar 29 10:43:17 UTC 2011
On 2011/03/29 11:30, Hannes Hirzel wrote:
> Yes, I welcome as well that you want to make the use of OMeta in
> Squeak easier and demonstrate the use of it to make things simpler....
> P.S. The last activities on OMeta were May 2010;
> location: 'http://www.squeaksource.com/OMeta'
> user: ''
> password: ''
> Is there some newer code somewhere?
OMeta's still cooking along. The SqueakSource repo's currently broken,
but apparently that will be fixed Real Soon Now:
> Another question: You want to make OMeta part of Squeak?
> Could you please elaborate a bit more about the examples you mention?
> On 3/28/11, Bert Freudenberg<bert at freudenbergs.de> wrote:
>> On 27.03.2011, at 18:00, Nikolay Suslov wrote:
>>> I'd like to throw my hat in the ring for the coming 2001 Squeak board
>>> Admiring and putting a very high hopes on what VPRI does these days,
>>> thinking that the moment has come and we could have some of it's public
>>> available projects (OMeta, Worlds) being included in the current
>>> mainstream Squeak. OMeta is a new object-oriented language for pattern
>>> matching, thus it could be used in a lot of places in the current Squeak,
>>> while generalising and simplifying a lot of things (XML parsing, styling,
>>> working with files and browsers, ect) just today!
>>> Another task, I wanted to be realised with OMeta, is getting the localised
>>> Smalltalk language programming support for non-english speakers. And the
>>> long term goal, is making modular Squeak trough Yoshiki's
>>> Getting the green light to these novel projects in the current more or
>>> less stable Squeak 4.x today, could really bring closer all the known
>>> forks and projects, like EToys, Croquet/Cobalt, LivelyKernel, ect. and
>>> will prepare the Squeak to it's future, meaning: an upcoming Ian
>>> Piumarta's COLA architecture.
>>> Best regards,
>>> Nikolay Suslov
>> Great! Thanks for running :)
>> - Bert -
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