[self-interest] How is "a slots object" created

Duke Normandin dukeofperl at ml1.net
Wed Feb 9 13:59:26 UTC 2011

On Wed, 9 Feb 2011, tb at tcltalk.ath.cx wrote:

> Duke Normandin schrieb:
> >
> >
> > Hey ...
> >
> > In the "Bank Account" portion of the Demo snap, how is the "a slots
> > object" created in the first place?
> >
> > I sense that the creation of this "kick-off" object, is really the
> > beginning of a Self program. Is that correct?
> I learned to enter (| |) in an editor and 'Get It'. It returns an

>From where? The Self tutorial? Maybe I haven't got that far yet,
because I don't recall reading something to that affect.

> outliner for an empty slot. I remember hanging on that one too :)

I'm in good company then! :)

Speaking of company, it seems that Self does not even have a quorum to
make a "community". Perhaps there are more Self programmers around
than I realize though - but they sure are quiet! What is surprising to
me, is that the Smalltalk community hasn't adopted Self to a greater
degree. I wonder why not?

More information about the Self-interest mailing list