[squeak-dev] Re: [Pharo-project] Talking to Steve Jobs about Scratch.

Casimiro de Almeida Barreto casimiro.barreto at gmail.com
Thu Apr 22 00:15:06 UTC 2010

Em 21-04-2010 19:55, Igor Stasenko escreveu:
> On 22 April 2010 00:57, Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de> wrote:
>> On 21.04.2010, at 22:56, Eliot Miranda wrote:
>> On Wed, Apr 21, 2010 at 1:48 PM, John M McIntosh
>> <johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com> wrote:
>>> Phil, last week I asked the smalltalk community (ESUG  etc), to stay claim
>>> and wait for Apple to think about it based on an email
>>> exchange I had with Steve Jobs. At the time I thought it prudent to wait a
>>> further decision or statement.
>>> Give that Wired publish Alan & my thoughts on the matter it's likely now
>>> time to consider what to do next.
>>> So this is NOT the fault of ESUG not being proactive, they were itching to
>>> do something.
>>> At the moment I believe they are collecting ideas how to approach the
>>> problem in a meaningful manner.
>>> Suggestions are welcome.
>> Port to Android asap.  Competitive pressure can make Apple move.  I'm not
>> sure about anything else.
>> Apple will move eventually. I found this illuminating about their motives:
>> http://www.asktog.com/columns/082iPad&Mac.html
> I found it a bit depressive. I can do one little conclusion from it:
> It sounds like only Steve Jobs reserves the right to make great
> things, while others should sit and wait, until he will generously
> allow them to use it. It also seems like all developers in the world,
> already stamped by his “THIS IS S___!”  red stamp, without even
> noticed. So, no matter what they do, or how great their ideas is, its
> worthless, because Great Steve didn't blessed it.
> So, i feel a big disdain, because the above shows only an egocentric,
> childish and ill-minded nature of Apple's head.
> - Hear plebs, a made a new iThing for you. Eat my flesh, drink my blood.
>> - Bert -
Never mind. HP tablet is just few months away. Ok, it runs Windows 7 but
I guess it will also possible install Linux... So a tablet that can make
use of Windows & Linux and people will be free to develop/install/use
whatever suit their needs. Oh... and that without messing WiFi networks


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