[squeakland] Artifacts in ObjectCatalog

Hilaire Fernandes hilaire.fernandes at edu.ge.ch
Thu Jun 3 09:10:19 EDT 2010

Steve Thomas a écrit :

> As far as whether they should be included in the Etoys Object Catalog. 
>  At this point I think not.  
> Etoys (as near as I can figure) is built upon doing everything from 
> first principles, which is part of its power and beauty.
> That said I think we need to solve the problem that it can take quite a 
> while and not everyone is capable of building things from first 
> principles.  

You can even wrote most people are not capable of building things from 
first principles. If we want Etoys to scale to a larger audiance, it is 
a way to go.
Of course, it is not because we provide higher level artefact (in a way 
we found appropriate) we are closing the door.


> Some higher levels of domain specific abstractions are useful and I 
> believe necessary.  
> Also, Hilaire makes a good point that to make things scalable these 
> would need to be done in smalltalk.

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