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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • That code example should be exhibit A in why I prefer Ruby over Smalltalk. That, and the image-based versus file-based issue. :)
    • Smalltalk syntax is like lisp syntax. It's deliberately small so that it can be parsed easily, and reflexive programming is easy.

      Squeak also includes a more traditional syntax if you choose to use it (most don't), but can still map the one syntax to the other, without even losing comment locations.

      Or, you can program in a tile-like environment in Morphic, which again builds Smalltalk methods from the tiles.

      The nice thing about Smalltalk is that it's a way of life, not a language. And every part of it is tweakable.

      --
      • Randal L. Schwartz
      • Stonehenge