Microsoft shopping for Java alternative

Mark Guzdial guzdial at
Mon Feb 15 21:58:21 UTC 1999

>I envision a Smalltalk where you could select a "user level".  For
>beginners, it would show you some bare minimum of standard classes -
>for example, the collection hierarchy might contain OrderedCollection,
>SortedCollection, Array, and Set.  As the user became more familiar
>with the library, he would raise his "user level" and more classes
>would be exposed.

Isn't this how LearningWorks' Browser works?  I thought that it was
particularly designed to let you see only portions of the class hierarchy
at any time.


Mark Guzdial : Georgia Tech : College of Computing : Atlanta, GA 30332-0280
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