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

Hilaire Fernandes hilaire at ofset.org
Thu Apr 22 05:19:28 UTC 2010

2010/4/21 John M McIntosh <johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com>

> 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.

I guess you already though about this one but hit *gently* where it hurts:

Explain there a few things: in one hand Apple decided to wipe out non home
dev. tools, in the other hand Android is wide open, then Google support
dynamic languages, and Smalltalk particularly, throught GSoC initiative.


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