[Box-Admins] Re: Welcome Steve and Casey

Chris Muller asqueaker at gmail.com
Mon Feb 7 16:09:39 UTC 2011

We have several squeak-based server programs running on our box.  Does
Google allow you to run your own squeak-vm's / images?

On Sat, Feb 5, 2011 at 5:36 PM, Casey Ransberger
<casey.obrien.r at gmail.com> wrote:
> I shipped Squeak 4.0, I suppose that's probably the biggest thing I've done
> for the community thus far; though I've pushed changes through the inbox
> into Squeak. Lately I've been hacking a lot on Cuis. I do test automation
> for a living, and it keeps me quite busy, though I think I can shave 10
> minutes off on an average day.
> I'm not sure that I can drop what I'm doing mid-day to respond to a crisis,
> though, now that I think about it; I don't generally have that kind of
> flexibility at work right now, and I won't be able to do any work whatsoever
> from the company network. I imagine many other folks out there will have
> similar constraints, and I do think this indicates that we should offload as
> much of this load as is convenient to hosted solutions. I note
> that http://code.google.com/s/squeak/ is not taken. I think whether or not
> to do something like this died in the bikeshed on squeak-dev. What do you
> think Ken?
> I'd like to kill Mantis in favor of the Google hosted thing, for example. It
> works fine, it mostly administers itself, etc. Seems to work okay for the
> Pharo community.
> Ken: I'm particularly interested in which services have consumed the most of
> your time.
> Steven: I agree, it's probably worth doing some automated monitoring type
> stuff. It's not the ten minutes, it's the 45 minutes one spends clearing the
> table to dine on the ten minutes:) It might even be fun to make a Squeak
> community dashboard that shows some stats on the various systems we use, but
> for now I think the best thing we can do is document what we have out there
> now.
> On Sat, Feb 5, 2011 at 12:31 PM, Steven Elkins <sgelkins at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I've been moderating squeak-dev for some time.  If there's something that
>> I can do (1) on the weekend and (2) not too time-consuming, I might be able
>> to help.
>> Cheers,
>> Steve
>> On Sat, Feb 5, 2011 at 2:30 PM, Ken Causey <ken at kencausey.com> wrote:
>>> Welcome to the box-admins mailing list.  Feel free to introduce
>>> yourselves (again perhaps) if you like; if you have any particular
>>> interest or thoughts related to managing the community services please
>>> contribute.
>>> Thanks,
>>> Ken
>> --
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> Casey Ransberger

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