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Randal L. Schwartz
18 Dec 2002 12:36:40 -0800
>>>>> "Ned" == Ned Konz <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Ned> Though not the subject of the main talk, I soon found myself answering
Ned> questions about Squeak (and doing some promotion <g>). There were
Ned> several people in the crowd who were interested.
Ned> After the meeting, we went to a pub for a beer or two. There I
Ned> demonstrated Squeak to several interested people (note to self: get a
Ned> good demo together to show to programmers).
Ned> I think that with the right kind of introduction and modular system we
Ned> could convert a bunch of Perl programmers.
Works for me. :)
I seem to have mentioned Squeak at least once at every Perl or Linux group
meeting I've attended.
My argument is "you don't know OO until you've used a pure OO language",
and when people ask me how to fulfill that, I suggest they find a good
Smalltalk or Eiffel or Ruby implementation. "Smalltalk - that's long
dead, right?" and then I point them at Squeak. Neat.
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