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why not name names? seems like it could be informative.

Not in this thread. This is Light Table's moment to shine, don't want to clog it up with such a derail.

Then do it somewhere else and point here, please? Another comment mentioned version control, which is a very important thing to get right, and I don't know how I'd diff two Self workspaces, for example...

What other sticking points are there?

Squeak smalltalk (among others I'm sure) has had version control for quite a while in the form of http://wiresong.ca/monticello/

Not old enough to have lived through what you said, but old enough to have noticed the ripples of "what could have been". Plan9. Lisp Machines. etc. So I'm also looking forward to your much-needed show-and-tell post!

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