beware GNU Smalltalk if you want to contribute to squeak

David Mitchell david.mitchell at
Tue Jan 15 20:04:53 UTC 2008

I think BSD was closer to NeXT, which is what Macs became with OS X.

On Jan 15, 2008 1:55 PM, Jason Johnson <jason.johnson.081 at> wrote:
> On Jan 9, 2008 4:00 AM,  <chunsj at> wrote:
> > I agree with you on using GST code for squeak is not clear. But frankly speaking,
> > for me, GPL seems better one in terms of social wealth; it can make it sure that
> > the result be returned to the community/society.
> Except what it actually seems to (often) do is just make sure those
> results aren't made at all.  That is, someone who would have taken
> some software and adding very nice modifications, and even released
> it, noticed it was (L)GPL and stayed away.
> I know I personally release anything I make that I think is
> interesting and I stay clear of GPL.  I wonder if Linux being GPL had
> anything to do with Apple choosing a BSD to make their system in.

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