[sbe-discussion] Re: Announcing
peredur at peredur.net
Mon May 7 17:09:26 MEST 2012
El 07/05/12 15:58, Damien Cassou escribió:
> Hi Peter,
> welcome on board. I'm not sure I understand why you send an email to
> the book mailing list though and how did the pharo-project mailing
> list requested you to do so :-).
> Can you tell us more about how you (plan to) use Smalltalk?
There's been talk about the book on the pharo mailing list (see below).
As for my use of SmallTalk... I'm just curious. I'm a retired
programmer and a serial learner of programming languages. My favourite
language is always the last one I learnt!
The (partial) thread from the Pharo list follows my signature
> El 06/05/12 13:17, Mariano Martinez Peck escribió:
>> On Sun, May 6, 2012 at 12:51 PM, Stéphane Ducasse
>> <stephane.ducasse at inria.fr <mailto:stephane.ducasse at inria.fr>> wrote:
>> > The new book focuses on different issues than the old book. It
>> would be sad to let the old book languish entirely and end up with
>> a poor first impression for newcomers, so I am willing to
>> participate in updating it to Pharo 1.4. I am getting a lot from
>> Pharo and this is something I can contribute. I think it fair the
>> main developers continue with implementing and documenting the
>> advanced features, while the community maintains the more
>> established things. A quick scan pegs this effort at updating
>> about 170 images, plus hopefully a minimal amount of text. How
>> would I proceed with this?
>> That would be AWESOME. Really.
> I would be the last person who could really help, directly with this,
> but I'd be happy (other pressures permitting) to do some proof-reading
> for you and to act as a guinea pig for you - along the lines of, "If
> it's clear to me it's probably going to be clear to other readers
> since my prior knowledge is nil".
That would be welcome. I'll move further discussion to
sbe-discussion at iam.unibe.ch list. Announce yourself there also.
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