Subject: pkg/11399: package submission for lang/smalltalk
To: None <>
From: Jason Beegan <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 11/01/2000 19:18:46
>Number:         11399
>Category:       pkg
>Synopsis:       package submission for lang/smalltalk
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    pkg-manager
>State:          open
>Class:          change-request
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Wed Nov 01 19:06:44 PST 2000
>Originator:     Jason Beegan
>Release:        1.5_ALPHA NetBSD

System: NetBSD 1.5_ALPHA NetBSD 1.5_ALPHA (Kurwenal) #0: Thu Oct 5 19:05:34 PDT 2000 i386

I would like to submit a package to the pkgsrc collection.
You will find it at

GNU Smalltalk


   GNU Smalltalk is an implementation that closely follows the
Smalltalk-80 language as described in the book `Smalltalk-80: the
Language and its Implementation' by Adele Goldberg and David Robson.

   Unlike other Smalltalks (including Smalltalk-80), GNU Smalltalk
emphasizes Smalltalk's rapid prototyping features rather than the
graphical and easy-to-use nature of the programming environment (did
you know that the first GUIs ever ran under Smalltalk?).  The
availability of a large body of system classes, once you master them,
makes it pretty easy to write complex programs which are usually a task
for the so called `scripting languages'.  Therefore, even though we
have a nice GUI environment including a class browser (known as Blox),
the goal of the GNU Smalltalk project is currently to produce a
complete system to be used to write your scripts in a clear,
aesthetically pleasing, and philosophically appealing programming