On Jun 15, 2011, at 5:24 PM, Sven Van Caekenberghe wrote:
> On 15 Jun 2011, at 10:48, Marcus Denker wrote:
>> Thomas Holzer will present how Smalltalk is used at HRWorks http://www.hrworks.de >
> Thomas was on the last Pharo sprint in Brussels and I had a nice talk with him.
> I think most people don't realize how big a Smalltalk success story HR Works actually is.
> They have hundreds of (often big name) companies as customers, and many tens of thousands of users on a SaaS pay as you go model. Do the math ;-)
we did the math.
In fact this is great because I follow the success of HRWorks since 1998 or 2000.
And I was really proud/touched that they were impressed by our work too.
> And all this based on a Smalltalk software product (using a OODB as well). This is really very cool !
> We just have to convince him to switch to Pharo, at least for some of their stuff...
First I would like to make sure that what he will present at ESUG will get open-sourced and benefit to the community.