[self-interest] Uses of self

Stephen De Gabrielle spdegabrielle at gmail.com
Sat Mar 8 14:40:50 UTC 2014

Thanks Jecel,

I was surprised when you described Self as a smalltalk. The differences
seem too great to me, unlike the differences between Lisps.

The waybackmachine link was great - I was able to turn back the clock on
some of the broken links too.

Kind regards,


On Fri, Mar 7, 2014 at 7:40 PM, Jecel Assumpcao Jr. <jecel at merlintec.com>wrote:

> David Ungar wrote:
> > Yup, that's it! :)
> >
> > On Mar 7, 2014, at 10:40 AM, Jan-Paul Bultmann wrote:
> >
> > I assume it is this talk :)
> > http://www.infoq.com/presentations/oop-language-context
> I imagine that next Wednesday's talk will be roughly the same?
> http://www.stanford.edu/class/ee380/
> Self is still my favorite Smalltalk, but I have been working with Squeak
> the past few years to be closer to the Scratch and Etoys communities. I
> feel that we have learned enough since 1995 to do to Self what it did to
> Smalltalk-80 (make it simpler but more powerful at the same time), so
> though my Self machine (a Sun Ultra 5 workstation I bought just to use
> the language) is currently not doing much, Self is very much a part of
> my plans.
> The old Self page at Sun had a list of projects that used the language.
> Though that is now only of historical interest (and all of the indicated
> pages have vanished from the web), it might be interesting to copy that
> somewhere in the current site.
> >
> https://web.archive.org/web/20090930032632/http://research.sun.com/self/other-projects.html
> -- Jecel
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