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Admin and [Fwd: Re: [Cute] Alan Kay on Croquet]

From: "andrew cooke" <andrew@...>

Date: Mon, 3 May 2004 11:13:37 -0400 (CLT)

I upgraded to exim4 a while back and managed to break the system I had
configured for this list.  While it has continued to work for me, it's not
been working for anyone else, so I didn't notice for some time.  Apolgoies
for that, and abject apologies if you tried to unsubscribe during that
time and couldn't!

Anyway, it is fixed now, I hope (someone just joined (hello!), which was
good timing for testing things).  While it was broken, this email was
dropped.  If any other comments are missing, please feel free to re-post -
there was no intentional censorship...


---------------------------- Original Message ----------------------------
Subject: Re: [Cute] Alan Kay on Croquet
From:    "Manuel Simoni" <csae4529@...>
Date:    Sun, May 2, 2004 9:05 am
To:      "Computing links/discussion" <compute@...>

On 01.05.2004, at 20:59, andrew cooke wrote:

> Before you get all excited (asuming this is new to you), Croquet has  been
> "almost ready" for several millenia.

I am not a Croquet insider but I think they are definitely making  progress.

In a recent (2004-04-22) message on the croquet-user mailing list,  Julien
Lombardi writes:

 > The initiative is certainly alive and well from our perspective here
 > the University of Wisconsin.  We presently have 2 programmers working
on the effort.  In addition to the work on user interface design and
securing Croquet communications, we also hope to have a new Croquet
website up in the coming month that will provide lots of information.

The latest paper I could find is here:
http://www.reed.com/tealand/lightsmith/04.01.01%20CroquetUIPaperV3.pdf It
has details on some user interface techniques used in Croquet.

So I'm expecting the croquet release RSN.

Other interesting Smalltalk/Kay links:

The Early History of Smalltalk by Alan Kay

Excerpts from Kay's thesis


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