[Pharo-project] About FS: sad reality.

Stéphane Ducasse stephane.ducasse at inria.fr
Fri Feb 4 20:50:15 CET 2011


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> Maybe the code base is indeed not good enough, not finished (yet).

I think that it is good  (may be a bit over engineered -- not sure that having visitors is really necessary) but I think that it is good except that it frustates me immensely that I cannot understand it fast. So I stopped.

> Maybe some important abstractions and even functionalities are (still) missing.
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> A couple of lines of comments (like a class comment stating the purpose), the usual Smalltalk conventions and some unit tests should be the minimum indeed.
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> Anyway, things are improving a lot in Pharo, so that is good.
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> It is just that it is an enormeous amount of work to write open source code, publish it, support and document it, you know that too.

Yes

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> Sven
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