[Newbies] The Weekly Squeak Summary No. 17: Jan 13 - Mar 22, 2008
Offray Vladimir Luna Cárdenas
offray.luna at javeriana.edu.co
Tue Mar 25 15:05:38 UTC 2008
Can I translate Weekly Squeak Summary and post the translation in our
free/libre software/culture community Wiki? It's a worthy source on
information and is a shame to have it only in English.
Hoping for a positive quick reply,
Michael Haupt escribió:
> Dear Squeakers,
> welcome to the Easter edition of The WeeklySqueakSummary, an irregular
> traffic-dependent report on what's going on in the world of Squeak
> based on the WeeklySqueak blog.
> Highlights of the past weeks:
> There is a whole bunch of very interesting (not just software)
> releases... Squeak 3.10 , Sophie 1.0 , a multi-threaded Squeak
> VM called Hydra , the Squeak by Example book's second edition
> (nowadays, people tend to call such things 2.0 or the like... I prefer
> to stick with the old-fashioned word "edition") , and a very
> extensive book covering the (much more relevant than you might think)
> topic of hashing .
> The Squeak Foundation has a new board  - congratulations to all
> board members (and to the community for their choices)!
> Last time, I accidentally posted a "link" to a demo video of the
> Lively kernel - it was just a link to an announcement. This happens if
> you don't read carefully. :-) The actual video has since been released
> Two notifications of acceptance: there will be more Google Summer of
> Code projects related to Squeak , and the Squeak VM is now
> officially deemed open source by the Debian maintainers .
> That last topic (licensing issues) directly relates to the last "hot"
> topic: the Software Freedom Law Center has released a guide to legal
> issues as occurring in the context of open-source projects . It's
> an interesting read, but unfortunately very much focused on the legal
> situation in the United States of America - well, you probably can't
> blame them.
> The past weeks' news items:
>  Qwaq is Hiring!
>  Squeak now running on Nokia N810
>  Self-Sustaining Systems *Call for Papers*
>  Brought to you by ESUG!
>  Dynamic Languages Symposium (DLS) 2008 - Call For Papers
>  Learn Smalltalk And See the World!
>  Immersive Education Summit Ad-Hoc Meeting
>  The Golight: Tool Support for Test-Driven Development
>  XO in the US Virgin Islands
>  16th International Smalltalk Joint Conference *Call for Contributions*
>  IANAL - But they are! SFLC Guide to FOSS Legal Issues
>  International Squeak Live Video Conference Between Nepal and Japan
>  Randal Schwartz Talks With Leo about Squeak, EToys and OLPC
>  Qwaq releases Hydra multi-core Squeak VM
>  Hashing in Smalltalk
>  Don't forget to vote!
>  The Squeak Foundation Board 2008
>  Talk on "Newspeak" today
>  Squeak by Example, 2.0!
>  Dan Ingalls demos Lively at Google
>  Squeak VM now in Debian distro
>  Squeak accepted into Google Summer of Code 08
>  Squeak 3.10 now released!
>  Sophie multimedia authoring environment hits 1.0
> You can find this and much more on The WeeklySqueak blog, the newsblog
> dedicated to the world of Squeak:http://news.squeak.org/
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> Happy squeaking,
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