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There is a future for SmallTalk? I was a very strong fan of the SmallTalk language, but in the last five years I have seen more and more contraction of its usage in the IT field. The OLPC project, which uses also Squeak Smalltalk and its done by the core team fo Squeak, is not …
I have read http://www.manageability.org/blog/stuff/chandler-failure and I think it is very danger way of exposing concepts.
In the article pointed out, the quite dead Chandler project is compared to the multi-billion Eclipse project. And then a too easy analysis is done against dynamic languages, where Java is the absolute winner.
I will try to fix some of the things said there, and to add also my two cents here :)