Re: [fonc] Fonc on Mac Snow Leopard?

2010-05-09 Thread Jakob Praher
Personally I was very excited about the Carl Hewitt's work on ActorScript [1] lately. IMHO something like Lively Kernel could provide the client infrastructure for this Client Cloud computing. What is your opinion on his work? I also liked the notation he uses in the paper. What I do not like

Re: [fonc] Fonc on Mac Snow Leopard?

2010-05-09 Thread Jakob Praher
Regarding syntax understanding: Yes I am aware of OMeta as well as the original work on PEGs. (And also of PEG/LEG work by Ian). I see is that OMeta is used in the Lively Kernel also to understand Smalltalk Syntax. Is this just proof of concept or is there some attempt to be able to run Squeak

Re: [fonc] An actor-based environment for prototyping

2010-05-09 Thread Raul Murguia
Congrats on sticking with your work Dale. I'm impressed. On Sun, May 9, 2010 at 6:38 PM, Dale Schumacher dale.schumac...@gmail.com wrote: I've been following with great interest the FoNC developments at VPRI.  I too am very interested in compact, simple and expressive representations of

Re: [fonc] An actor-based environment for prototyping

2010-05-09 Thread Steve Dekorte
On Sun, May 9, 2010 at 6:38 PM, Dale Schumacher dale.schumac...@gmail.com wrote: Humus is a pure actor-based programming language Hi Dale, Are the messages that a Humus actor sends internally (calling methods on itself, etc) also asynchronous? And if so, does this mean that a given

Re: [fonc] An actor-based environment for prototyping

2010-05-09 Thread Dale Schumacher
On Sun, May 9, 2010 at 8:39 PM, Steve Dekorte st...@dekorte.com wrote: On Sun, May 9, 2010 at 6:38 PM, Dale Schumacher Are the messages that a Humus actor sends internally (calling methods on itself, etc) also asynchronous? And if so, does this mean that a given instance will never need more

Re: [fonc] Other interesting projects?

2010-05-09 Thread Chris Double
On 10/05/10 04:59, Alan Kay wrote: There are already quite a few Smalltalk elements in Factor (and the postfix language itself (for most things) could be used as the byte-code engine for a Smalltalk (looking backwards) and for more adventurous designs (looking forward)). Factor already has a