[lively-kernel] What is the Purpose of Lively?

Philip Weaver philmaker at gmail.com
Sat Jul 3 19:55:14 CEST 2010

The Lively Kernel enables dynamic, collaborative production on a world-wide
scale. This has applications in collaborative education and learning,
software development, content and graphics creation.

Who will tweak this to be more compelling and yet still concise?


On Wed, Jun 30, 2010 at 9:42 PM, Philip Weaver <philmaker at gmail.com> wrote:

> This topic deserves more discussion. Anyone else please discuss.
> Philip
> On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 1:33 PM, Steve Wart <steve at wart.ca> wrote:
> One thing that Apple insists on when defining the user experience for a new
> application is to come up with a clear statement of purpose. Not only what
> it is its intended user base (casual, professional, etc.), but also what it
> is explicitly not intended for. What *can't* Lively do?.
> I've seen a couple of posts from Dan on his vision for Lively, but I still
> wonder, is it an educational environment, or is it something people can use
> to build commercial quality client-server applications?
> Smalltalk evolved in rather unexpected ways I think. I don't think I'm
> looking for Lively on Rails, but I am interested in applications that appeal
> to mainstream development needs.
> Steve
> Philip: I'm creating a new thread because Steve and I didn't actually
> appropriately discuss this topic in a similarly titled email. We hijacked.
> :-)
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