Harrison R. Ulrich
Fri, 27 Oct 1995 17:25:33 -0500
>Harrison R. Ulrich wrote:
>> I was just looking at some of your Virtual ... work with Self.
>> Do the graphics primitives come built into Self?
>> Dick Ulrich
> The SELF langauge was used as a source of information. The actual
>programming tool was developed in C++ (urgh!), and commincated with
>the SELF world in order to query about object structure and
>relations. C++ was used basically because it had reasonably good
>performance, and I can live with the development cycle time. SELF
>was used as a base language because it is a reflective language, which
>is composed of just slots, rather than having a data/method duality.
>I'm toying with SELF 4.0, thinking about incorporating the browser
>into the UI, but SELF is getting a bit resource hungry these days,
>and don't think it would be particulary usable.