[squeak-dev] Smalltalk for small projects only?

K. K. Subramaniam kksubbu.ml at gmail.com
Wed Feb 1 14:40:31 UTC 2012

On Wednesday 01 Feb 2012 8:36:45 AM David T. Lewis wrote:
> I have to laugh every time I read someone making a comment to the effect
> that Squeak is not "serious" because it has a silly name. I love the silly
> name, because it takes a gentle poke at all of us who become distracted
> into thinking that tools and technology are more important than thinking
> and communicating.

Classifying work into as productive or unproductive/leisure/entertainment is 
an artifact of industrial age. Watching kids learn through play is the best 
antidote to this tendency ;-).

If work is to become play, then tools should become toys .. Lee Felsenstein

Regards .. Subbu

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