I can avoid comparing JavaScript to Smalltalk, of course, and I shall endeavour to do that. However, it is not reasonable to ask me to stop criticizing JavaScript. I love Smalltalk; I despise JavaScript. I am entitled to hold and express both viewpoints.

My Smalltalk advocacy should not be confused nor associated with my JavaScript criticism. If some people conjoin the two, that’s unfortunate, but you can’t please everyone.

There is no evidence whatsover that I’m hurting the Smalltalk community. It’s merely different people interpreting my effort from different perspectives. I know I can’t make everyone happy, and I am not attempting to do so.

If you’re unhappy with it, that’s fine. I accept it and I respect it. But you are only one of a few people who share this sentiment.

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