[Pharo-project] cog vm for iOS

Richard Durr richard.durr at googlemail.com
Sun May 29 17:52:13 CEST 2011


Maybe it's because we feel Objective-C to be family. :)
Maybe because of Apple's early connection to Parc and Smalltalk, who knows.



On Thu, May 26, 2011 at 5:51 PM, Casimiro de Almeida Barreto <
casimiro.barreto at gmail.com> wrote:

> Em 26-05-2011 09:02, Igor Stasenko escreveu:
> > On 25 May 2011 20:45, Hilaire Fernandes <hilaire.fernandes at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >> I have no idea how hard it is to pass the apple check.
> >> It can indeed temper any effort doing a theme.
> >>
> > I think that i can express Apple's policy using single statement:
> > - why you using language X for your project, if you can implement same
> > in Objective C.
> >
> > :)
> >
> Clearly Apple has a restrictive police on development and
> commercialization of products for the iOS platform. It is not related
> only to development language/environment but also content. Apple censors
> and decides what can and what cannot be put in "their" (should be their
> customers) tablets/phones/iPods (kind: no porno, no political, no
> certain kinds of violence, etc).
>
> One thing that amazes me is that currently there are two contestants to
> the "Tablet & Smartphone World Grand Prix": iOS and Android but people
> in the SqueakVM/CogVM  communities are centered only around a single
> "monopolist" manufacturer. IMHO it would be good to have SqueakVM/CogVM
> decently running in Android (>= 2.1).
>
> In the long term I think Android will win this "championship".
>
> My 2¢
>
> CdAB
> >> Hilaire
> >>
> (...)
>
>
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