I love Smalltalk (that is why i protecting it from you, your egocentric campaigns against the advise of every experienced member hurt the community). Yes, the syntax is simpler of Smalltalk. If you include libraries and runtime (the overall system…
This is your opinion and perception only, not shared by everyone. Like I said, many people have expressed appreciation for the work I’ve done. Why are they wrong and you right???
Ben Coman, a prominent Pharoer, has volunteered to help with my programming competition (see jrmpc.ca). He appreciates my effort.
David Buck, CEO of Simberon (a major Smalltalk house), also volunteered.
I have worked very, very hard on this competition in order to market Pharo. I’ve created this website just for it, written in Pharo: teams.jrmpca.ca.
I’ve created all kinds of promotional materials, including:
I’ve contacted hundreds of high schools across the country. I’ve contacted local news media organizations.
I’ve designed posters, T-shirts and trophies for the competition.
If my campaign is successful, Pharo (Smalltalk) will receive national attention for the very first time. I rather doubt this hurts the community.
I don’t want recognition, but a little gratitude would be appreciated, not criticism.