[squeak-dev] Re: Why would you choose Squeak today?

Frank Shearar frank.shearar at gmail.com
Mon Sep 24 17:09:36 UTC 2012

On 24 September 2012 17:51, Chris Cunnington
<smalltalktelevision at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12-09-24 12:04 PM, Joseph J Alotta wrote:
>> How come nobody mentions gnu smalltalk as a possibility?
> GNU Smalltalk almost never posts on this list. It's been years. I have no
> idea what they've been up to. I suppose if I read the Planet Squeak blog I
> might know.
> The only thing I can remember about GNU Smalltalk is one of the developers
> saying on Squeak-dev that he felt that GNU was maligned by other Smalltalks.
> And that was years ago.
> Why do you you make a case for GNU Smalltalk here on Squeak-dev? And then
> tell the people at GNU Smalltalk to post news about themselves here on a
> regular basis? I'm sure something could come up that I could use for The
> Weekly Squeak blog.
> I don't know anything about GNU Smalltalk. If they posted here, I hardly
> think it would be unwelcome. But I don't feel it's my responsibility to find
> out what they're up to, either.

For what it's worth, I'd welcome hearing about GNU Smalltalk here.


> Why do you use GNU Smalltalk?
> Chris

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