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Re: Squeak and PLT Scheme

> I suspect the number of people interested in interoperating between 
> Smalltalk and Scheme would approach zero, however.
> Colin

Ah, but don't you think PLT Scheme folks would love to be able to access
the cross-platform desktop, Morphic graphics, and other exotic Squeak

Or that Squeak programmers couldn't benefit from the functionality of
Scheme libraries?

The point isn't so much that anyone would write in a mix of Scheme and
Smalltalk as it is to be able to write in the language of your choice
and still leverage work done in the other environment.

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