Alan C. Kay alank at
Fri May 1 13:06:35 UTC 1998

Hi --

Well, my "half-page" on-paper interpreter was finished by the end of Sept 72, and Dan's first implementation was going by the end of Oct, but I don't remember when exactly, though he might. I think we determined that my OOPSLA talk of '97 was the 25th anniversary of the epicenter of this development ...



At 11:46 PM -0700 4/30/98, Ryan Davis wrote:
>According to "Smalltalk: Bits of History...", ST72 was born in October of
>1972. Do you know what DAY in October???
>           Ryan Davis         -=-    Zen Spider Software
> -=- mailto:zss at -=- -=-
>I know that you believe you understand what you think I said but,
>I'm not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant.

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