jueves, enero 27, 2005


22:38 < nodie> does Squeak/Smalltalk use a metacircular evaluator?
22:40 < jecel> Squeak is written in itself, but uses translation to C to break the "infinite tower"
22:40 < nodie> ok
22:40 < jecel> and Lisps metacircular definition was the inspiration for the first Smalltalk-72 design
22:41 < jecel> Lisp's
22:43 < jecel> http://c2.com/cgi/wiki?EarlyHistoryOfSmalltalk has some comments and links to a HTML and a PDF version of the paper