[self-interest] iPad?

Michael Latta lattam at mac.com
Wed Aug 18 01:12:29 UTC 2010

Self would not be able to be in the app store, but any developer can load any app they wish on their devices.


On Aug 17, 2010, at 6:56 PM, Jecel Assumpcao Jr. wrote:

> Russell Allen wrote on Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2010 10:11:08 +1000
>> Hi Michael, 
>> ARM isn't supported yet, but since the VM has been ported from SPARC to
>> PPC to x86 there shouldn't be a technical barrier to it.  It's just a matter of
>> someone with the required C++ skills choosing to do it.
>> Btw, if there is anyone out there who's qualified and interested, please
>> contact me and I'll see what support we can provide for the task.  Same
>> with anyone who is prepared to do a proper Windows port.
>> Cheers, Russell
>> On 18/08/2010, at 6:51 AM, Michael Latta wrote:
>> Has anyone tried to port Self 4.4 to the iPad? Is ARM supported?
> I worked on this a bit back in 1993, but it was a from scratch
> implementation rather than a port. I didn't get very far before I
> switched to another project, so there are only a few simple code
> fragments as the result.
> About the iPad, wouldn't only jailbroken devices be able to run Self?
> Based on how Apple has treated Squeak, there is no way they would allow
> Self in their app store. Of course, several similar devices, many based
> on the ARM, are about to become available which won't have this kind of
> restriction. I don't expect any of them to become more popular than the
> Tablet style devices we have seen since the early 1990s, however.
> -- Jecel
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