Perl & Squeak (was Re: [ENH] 'value:' raiseTo: 2 -> 'value:value:')

Mats Nygren nygren at
Wed Sep 6 19:05:13 UTC 2000

merlyn at (Randal L. Schwartz) wrote:
> >>>>> "Mats" == Mats Nygren <nygren at> writes:
> Mats> I would work a little with providing the functionality of Perl in a
> Mats> Squeak shape if I were you ..
> Mats> There is OSprocess and regular expression handling to begin with ..
> Mats> A nice, portable package of that, ..
> Mats> Organizing something similar to CPAN .. (speak with Hans-Martin Mosner
> Mats> about SCAN)
> Mats> Making it easy to connect Perl with Squeak both ways
> Mats> this list can be made longer ..
> Yeah, I've given some thought to embedding Perl inside Squeak, or
> vice-versa.  In fact I was just thinking about that again this
> morning.

Have you thought about using Squeak as a GUI for Perl. Make the
appropriate connections and you'll have a fun environment. And perhaps
more of the experience existing in the two communities will mix in
interresting ways. Seems like fun?


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