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Jan van de Sandt
jvdsandt at gmail.com
Wed Nov 24 14:50:19 CET 2010
Perhaps a Smalltalk variant of the Google Web Toolkit (GWT) would be a good
development time you can run and debug the Java code directly in the browser
by using some kind of browser plugin. When you are ready to deploy you
without any plugins.
A Smalltalk variant would use Smalltalk as the source language instead of
Java, the other parts of GWT can be reused. GWT is open source (Apache 2.0
GWT Homepage: http://code.google.com/intl/nl/webtoolkit/
On Wed, Nov 24, 2010 at 1:52 PM, <csrabak at bol.com.br> wrote:
> Em 24/11/2010 09:39, Janko Mivšek < janko.mivsek at eranova.si > escreveu:
> > I'm pretty sure that any plugin based solution will have a dead-end,
> > as all Smalltalk plugins so far had. There are just too many
> > browsers to support out there. FireFox, IE, Safari, Android,
> > Symbian, ... We are too small community to afford maintaining a
> > plugin on so many different browsers.
> I can agree with that, giving the past history of Smalltalk plugins.
> Besides, we've to accept a simple fact of life: for the end user there
> is not any apparent benefit of such additional plugin. Or, in other words:
> There is no compelling reason for an end user feel the need of an
> additional piece of SW to be installed in his/her computer, even harder
> if in a corporative environment where you have to get permits from
> sysadmins, etc.
> > Therefore I see the only viable long-term solution a Smalltalk on
> > environment for Smalltalk standards, but it is the least evil from
> > all choices we have.
> Except if this technology has something different from present state of
> art, this new layer (a.k.a. indirection) will have the single effect of
> without any benefit to the end user.
> > We actually have some effords done or underway already, like ST2JS,
> I understand these are a different beast: they 'translate' Smalltalk code
> > Clamato,
> This is an hybrid, but basically tries to emulate some 'dialect' of
> approach are quickly accrued the additional effort to do so will deter
> the widespread of the technology.
> my 0.019999....
> Cesar Rabak
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