On Thu, Jul 3, 2008 at 12:50 PM, Craig Latta <craig@netjam.org> wrote:

> I don't share your point here. A name is quite relevant to computing:
> if we going to talk with computers then to understand each other we
> need something in common - a language. Small language, which we can
> understand both and talk on it :)
> And that's the most why i like smalltalk - it is small. It is
> inherently easy to learn and talk on it. Maybe there other language(s)
> which would make programmer's life as easy as smalltalk does. But i
> didn't met them yet in my life.

    That's all true, but it also indicates to me that you're not familiar with the original meaning of the word "smalltalk" in English. :)  It has strongly negative baggage.

It does? First time I heard; I always thought it was an important social skill: http://howto.lifehack.org/wiki/Small_Talk