[squeak-dev] 40 years ago, in a galaxy not far away ...

Yoshiki Ohshima Yoshiki.Ohshima at acm.org
Tue Oct 2 17:23:18 UTC 2012

On Tue, Oct 2, 2012 at 10:09 AM, karl ramberg <karlramberg at gmail.com> wrote:
> I think JavaScript was designed in a week as well

I think the biggest difference is the "and over the next ten years he
made at least 80 major releases of various flavors of Smalltalk."
part.  JavaScript was out into the market and did not have the luxury
of experimenting fundamental evolutions.  For some, Smalltalk lost the
"interestingness" along the years to be more adaptable for real

-- Yoshiki

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