[squeak-dev] stream>>#nextPutAll:changed toreturn collectioninsteadof the stream?

Rob Withers reefedjib at yahoo.com
Mon Jun 28 08:20:42 UTC 2010

From: "C. David Shaffer" <cdshaffer at acm.org>
Sent: Monday, June 28, 2010 1:23 AM
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Subject: Re: [squeak-dev]	stream>>#nextPutAll:changed	toreturncollectioninsteadofthe stream?

>> That's awesome to hear!  What are you doing with it?  Squeak to squeak
>> or squeak to the world?  What kind of application?  Please tell me
>> about it!
> We talk to Google Docs via the various APIs (DocumentsList, Spreadsheets
> and a couple others) over https.  I believe that my AmazonAWS code also
> uses https.  For a while we were also talking to an IBM Jazz server over
> SSL but that project was put on the back burner.  I have a custom

OH!  It seems your response got cutoff...   Sounds exciting, what you have 
written.  Which image?  Croquet, Pharo?

>> I don't know the state of the Squeak web browser.  It is a real shame
>> that someone didn't pick up alternative work that was done.  I was
>> thinking a JavaScript interpreter would be cool to have and then why
>> not turn Squeak into a browser, a la Chrome.
> :-)  I think there is a nearly complete Javascript interpreter for
> Smalltalk somewhere.  Still, a decent web browser is hard to do.  I've
> seen several attempts in various Smalltalks and most are slow and render
> poorly (under Linux anyway).

Yeah, doing a web browser would be hard.


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