[squeak-dev] an interesting read ...

Michael Haupt mhaupt at gmail.com
Wed Nov 30 14:01:45 UTC 2011

Hi Hannes,

On 30 November 2011 14:32, H. Hirzel <hannes.hirzel at gmail.com> wrote:
> a very interesting experience report why to move away from Scala to Java.

in my opinion, this was relevant because of the comments on the type
system and idiom issues stemming therefrom.

> COMMENT: I think in Smalltalk much more optimization has happened in
> the last 30 years and I am not aware of problems like this.
> ...
> COMMENT: Smalltalk blocks don't seem to bring this kind of problem.
> Due to what?

I believe stacking abstractions on top of each other is the issue.



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