a small arrows prototype
11 May 1999 20:58:07 +0200
>>>>> "Brian" == RE01 Rice Brian T EM2 <BRice@vinson.navy.mil> writes:
Brian> after discussing the possibilities and hurdles of
Brian> implementation with Tril, i've decided to create a prototype
Brian> for bootstrapping the Arrow system using the Squeak
Brian> environment. for those of you unfamiliar, Squeak is an
Brian> implementation of the SmallTalk-80 virtual machine with
Brian> graphical support. the software is supported on most major
Brian> gui's, including windows, x, macintosh, and some pda's, as
Brian> well as basic dos, linux, and unix environments.
Brian> any comments or suggestions?
I think it's a good choice : it will enable to bootstrap much more
rapidly than with C.
However, I'll have to understand how to use the GUI : I've juste tried
it twice, and each time I found the bindings non intuitive, or at
least very non-standard.