[Ometa] OMeta2 for Squeak?
Randal L. Schwartz
merlyn at stonehenge.com
Mon Mar 29 13:13:55 PDT 2010
>>>>> "HM" == Hans-Martin Mosner <hmm at heeg.de> writes:
HM> the OMeta2 for Squeak (http://tinlizzie.org/ometa/ometa2.html) is
HM> designated as a release candidate, but it has some rough edges, and
HM> AFAIK it never has reached the "release" stage. Is there any news
HM> on that? I'm currently using it for a project, and I like the new
HM> syntax much better (less tedious typing). However, the production
HM> rules implementing it show as Squeak source code, and if you rewrite
HM> them in OMeta2, you see that they obviously have been hand-massaged
HM> (OM2 generated methods show suspicious "true ifTrue: " expressions
HM> for #And clauses). Since it has been almost a year since the RC, it
HM> would be nice to get this to move a little forward, so that the
HM> Squeak/Smalltalk users of OMeta can benefit from the new syntax and
HM> features, too. I'd be willing to spend some time on this, if there
HM> is interest.
I'm curious too. I have a project that I want to use OMeta for,
and I like both Squeak and Perl, so I'm hoping I can port OMeta to
Perl and continue to use it in Squeak.
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