Thank you for thinking about this. See below…

On Jun 24, 2016, at 7:00 PM, 'Jason Grossman' [self-interest] <> wrote:

Self looks to me like Smalltalk done right. I grew up with prototypes 
not classes, and I find Smalltalk hard going for that reason.

That was the goal when Randy & I designed Self, getting to the essence of Smalltalk...

I just re-watched Alan Kay's famous talk "The Computer Revolution Hasn't 
Happened Yet", and it sounds to me like a very good argument against 
classes, although I doubt that he meant it to be!

I really ought to watch that sometime. Alan Kay is amazing.


On 22 Jun 2016, at 2:32, David Ungar [self-interest] 

> I am pleased and amazed at the attention you all lavish on Self. The 
> recent activity has moved me to wonder:
> What is it about Self that appeals? What is it that you don’t like?
> I mean to ask about the language, environment, and implementation, not 
> about the mailing list, web site, or even documentation.