[Newbies] Re: Collaboration with Squeak 2.8

Serge Stinckwich Serge.Stinckwich at gmail.com
Tue Aug 10 06:34:58 UTC 2010

On 22/06/10 09:59, Clinton Blackmore wrote:
> Greetings again.
> I'm hacking on Scratch, which is based on MIT Squeak, which is based on
> Squeak 2.8.  I want to collaborate with others on a project.
> Monticello appears to require Squeak 3.1 or later.  Is there a way for
> me to upgrade an image?
> If not, is there a sensible way to use a revision control system?
> It appears to me that:
> 1) collaborators could each create change sets, and e-mail them to each
> other, for every one to file in (which sounds like it would be
> confusing; surely I am not understanding something)
> or
> 2) every class in the code could be filed out into a directory, standard
> version control systems could be used, and then every class could be
> filed back in (which likewise seems daunting).
> What sort of workflows would you recommend?

Another idea (not the easiest) is to port Scratch to a Squeak 4.1 or 
Pharo 1.1. I have already put all the code in a metacello repository.


Serge Stinckwich
UMI UMMISCO 209 (IRD/UPMC), Hanoi, Vietnam
Every DSL ends up being Smalltalk

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