SmalltalkImage current

Damien Cassou damien.cassou at
Thu Jun 28 17:09:16 UTC 2007

2007/6/28, Norbert Hartl <norbert at>:
> I read in a posting from Andreas that there are problems
> with the renaming from Smalltalkk to SmalltalkImage
> current. I discovered problems with it several times
> myself.
> That remembers me that I wanted to ask what were the
> reason to change it? It breaks a lot of code and reading
> this list it appears to me that nobody likes it :) So how
> came it has been renamed?

I guess it's because Smalltalk is a global variable and global
variables should be avoided when possible.

Damien Cassou

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