[Seaside] Re: seaside Digest, Vol 60, Issue 33

Amos aaamos at gmail.com
Fri Dec 14 01:32:49 UTC 2007

> C. David Shaffer wrote:
> >>
> >>> Thanks for the pointer.
> >>>
> >>> Could anyone clear up some confusion on my part - I am trying to figure
> >>> out how one finds things.  I used SqueakMap Package Loader and looked
> >>> around but could not find anything about protoGrowl.
> >>>
> > SqueakMap is a good guess but, as you've seen, some packages aren't
> > available there (or the version on SqueakMap is old and you might want a
> > newer one).  Package universes are another source but I seldom use
> > them.  The next source to open a web browser on www.squeaksource.com,
> > click on the "Projects" link and enter a search term.  If I do this with
> > the term "protogrowl" then squeaksource lists the SeaChart package.  If
> > I click on that package I see a very long web page where, down at the
> > bottom is a section with the heading "Registration" and the text:
> >
> > MCHttpRepository
> >    location: 'http://www.squeaksource.com/seachart'
> >    user: ''
> >    password: ''
> >
> >
> > (I'll refer to this text as the "repository spec") Copy that text to
> > your clipboard, go to the Monticello Browser in Squeak and click
> > "+Repository", select HTTP from the menu and paste the repository spec
> > into the dialog and click accept.  The SeaChart repository is now
> > available in the monticello browser.  Select it in the right-hand pane
> > (if it isn't already selected) and click the "Open" button.  Now you're
> > browsing the SqueakSource repository for SeaChart...there may be many
> > packages there.  One of them will be ProtoGrowl.  Keep in mind that most
> > developers use SqueakSource for unstable releases so you might want to
> > read the package comment before you load it.  Once you've found a
> > version you like, click "Load". ;-)
> >
> > HTH,
> >
> > David
> This helps a lot.  Many thanks to both Philippe and David; I feel that I
> am now on my way.  I can't help but think this will also aid other newbies.

I'll second that, mate! Exactly the type of explanation about the
MonticelloBrowser I was hoping for, thanks guys. In fact, I'd
recommend that it be published on one of the squeak websites so that
newbies could be directed to it.

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