[squeak-dev] Re: Magic (was Re: Re: Menu Registries)

Andreas Raab andreas.raab at gmx.de
Wed Apr 28 18:46:50 UTC 2010

On 4/28/2010 11:40 AM, Nicolas Cellier wrote:
> It's a question of tools for sure, with a textual representation we
> can manage versions and exchange objects more easily.
> But it's also a question of quality process. Selling the object
> without the building process is like we lost the recipe.

I like this, it's a great quote. Did you come up with it? I'd like to 
attribute it properly.

   - Andreas

> Textual representation is limitating (a good example is a programmed
> icon versus an artistic one), but easier to manage and reproduce.
> When I worked with VW, I used objects a lot at the beginning, but when
> bored porting from an image to the other (the problem being how to be
> sure I did not forget an object), I cut my wings and fell back to
> text.
> Nicolas

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