Epilog: Wouldn't it be nice if ...
- Primitives were called by name.
- Glue code was generated automagically from the Smalltalk and C function prototypes.
- Primitives could raise exceptions instead of failing.
- We didn't need primitives at all!
Many thanks to Stephen Travis Pope (firstname.lastname@example.org) for the permission to include his "Guide to Squeak-Primitives" into the Squeak Online Book. The Original text can be found at http://www.create.ucsb.edu/~stp/.