kjx at mcs.vuw.ac.nz
Mon Jul 25 10:02:47 UTC 2016
> Great examples. But you omitted the source code.
and this I think is one of the most significant cultural changes between Smalltalk and Java -- pretty much a generational change.
Smalltalk people expected to read the source code,
ditto for things like MacApp, ET++, MFC, all shipped
with code and the expectation people would read it.
The Lions book is another example. Software Tools.
Then came Javadoc - and now people expect to be
able to read only the documentation. I do it myself:
read the code in Smalltalk or Self (or Grace):
read the doc in C# or Java.
a micro-paradigm shift if you will.
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