[Squeakland] A somewhat silly suggestion for Andreas
sheine.mankovsky2 at tdsb.on.ca
Tue Aug 19 12:37:58 PDT 2003
I embarrass myself in public regularly. I thought you all had noticed.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Alan Kay [SMTP:Alan.Kay at squeakland.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, August 19, 2003 10:36 AM
> To: John Voiklis; squeakland at squeakland.org
> Subject: Re: [Squeakland] A somewhat silly suggestion for Andreas
> Why not call a Tweak object an "Idea"? This would be even more Greek,
> and more appropriate.
> At 1:36 PM -0400 8/18/03, John Voiklis wrote:
> >This came to me during mile five (the idea mile) of a recent long jog;
> >take it with a grain of salt.
> >Given that objects in Tweak will be neither Morphs nor traditional
> >I wonder if Andreas would consider calling a Tweak object a "Pragma" (a
> >thing, for the Greekless); that way the computer scientists, educators,
> >epistemologists among us could develop a theory of "Pragmatic
> >while avoiding confusion with the various kinds of object-orientedness
> >in Smalltalk and other languages.
> >I have not fully thought this out yet, but the idea struck me as fertile
> >enough to risk embarrassing myself by making it public.
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