[Pharo-project] Cobol is the new language to know?
geert.wl.claes at gmail.com
Tue Feb 22 09:12:24 CET 2011
>> Focusing in the squeak/pharo/cuis branch, I've noticed that pharo
>> people got really concerned in
>> aspects that can attract market interest. They're looking for
>> funding, fighting to have "hired
>> people" (meaning under wages) minding "hairy aspects" of development,
>> maintenance, documentation
>> and some sort of "standardization", etc. Collaborators also produced
>> interesting "printed material" (books,
>> tutorials) but IMO such material is still very academic in nature. People
>> in industry likes best "manual"
>> stuff (like "foundation classes" with "methods" (messages in the
>> case) documented, etc). IMO (again)
>> here lies a relevant problem: there are "no foundation classes" (no
>> "landmarks" or things that cannot be > easily changed) and it becomes
>> apparent when people exchange ideas about "keeping this" and "getting
>> rid of that". At least debate is going on and many issues have been
I don't understand what was said here? Can someone elaborate?
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