Lex Spoon lex at cc.gatech.edu
Wed Mar 15 00:49:29 UTC 2000

"Lawson English" <english at primenet.com> wrote:
> >Actually, not a whole lot of Squeakers are all that concerned about 
> >building GUI widgets.  But of those who are, it is probably not a 
> >safe wager to presume it is related to attempting to approximate HC 
> >-- they are seeking mostly to emulate so-called "modern guis."
> >
> So all this talk of eToys, wired development environments, simplified
> Squeak syntax, etc., is all a ploy to get people used to programming in
> Smalltalk and not to create a development environment where neophyte users
> and developers can turn to get the best possible development environment to
> create cutting-edge solutions to their problems without having to spend a
> fortune for experts' help and/or years of their life learning complicated
> programming languages?

There are a significant number of people in both camps, and then there
are people like me who are in neither, and just think Squeak is a great
programming environment.  So no matter what you're looking for, there
should be someone to talk to on this list :)


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