[self-interest] Quiet in Self land?

Russell Allen mail at russell-allen.com
Tue Sep 16 10:38:33 UTC 2014

On 16 Sep 2014, at 7:34 pm, Stephen De Gabrielle spdegabrielle at gmail.com [self-interest] <self-interest at yahoogroups.com> wrote:

> Is there a list of 'jobs that need doing'? On the wiki?

Good idea - I've created a new page for this https://github.com/russellallen/self/wiki/Suggestions-for-Small-Improvements but haven't added any jobs yet!


> I'm back studying PT and working FT, but might be able to squeeze out some time for small jobs as a way of learning self.
> I'd also love to know if Korzs will be released into the wild?
> Stephens
> On Tuesday, 16 September 2014, Mayuresh Kathe mayuresh at kathe.in [self-interest] <self-interest at yahoogroups.com> wrote:
> On 2014-09-16 12:47, Casey Ransberger casey.obrien.r at gmail.com 
> [self-interest] wrote:
> > Interesting, timely idea: Juan Vuletich just released a sneak-peek[1]
> > at his new vector-based Morphic implementation. The renderer is
> > currently written in Smalltalk -- so, slow -- but the idea is that
> > we're going to adapt it to Slang so it can be translated as a VM
> > plugin in C. The most interesting thing is, his algorithm[2] is
> > unique. It's based on signal processing theory, and provides crisper
> > rendering than anything I know of currently on or off of the market.
> > One of the goals behind the work is to realize a truly zoomable user
> > interface. Do you think that a zooming interface free of pixel
> > complications would make the large contiguous Self world easier and
> > more pleasant to navigate? I do! Forget the desktop pager if I can
> > just zoom out, right?
> based on what-ever (little) i know about "self", and my interactions 
> with mr. j raskin, i would suggest staying away from a zooming interface 
> for a "self"-like project.
> a zoomworld, as was described by mr. raskin would be more apt where you 
> want to drill down into _knowledge_, which isn't the case with "self".
> do correct me if you feel my assumptions are wrong.
> ~mayuresh
> -- 
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