historical note (was: New Block Closures)

Michael Rueger m.rueger at acm.org
Thu Jun 21 22:16:15 UTC 2001

Dan Ingalls wrote:
> (we couldn't get 8MHz chips until late in the project ;-).  This was for a suitcase-sized computer.  My iPAQ runs Squeak about 100 times faster, has 100 times as much memory, color, etc.
> Now why haven't we made such amazing progress in software?  Huh?

Well, we have: todays programms run 100 times slower, 100 times more
memory and in color ;-)


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