[squeak-dev] Smalltalk for small projects only?

Lawson English lenglish5 at cox.net
Sat Jan 28 18:01:44 UTC 2012

On 1/28/12 9:21 AM, Colin Putney wrote:
> - Colin
> On 2012-01-28, at 7:46 AM, "Janko Mivšek"<janko.mivsek at eranova.si>  wrote:
>> Are we because of the image really destined for relatively small
>> projects and small systems (of Java 50 people project size)?
>> Are we really not able to scale to bigger projects/systems because of that?
> No. There a limit to how big an image can get, but that just means you
> have to use multiple images. I've worked on several systems that
> involved many images working together.
> That's no different from any other language—eg. web servers written in
> C start spawning worker process as soon as they need to scale.
> Colin
Which leads to the issues of easy spawning and communication between 
persistent images, for which I have seen no "blessed" solution.


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