[Seaside] Monticello 2

James Robertson jrobertson at cincom.com
Fri Oct 31 12:57:31 UTC 2008

We just did a podcast with Colin Putney about Monticello and  
Monticello2 recently:


We intend to have interop with Monticello 2, for the reasons that  
Lukas lays out below - it will make code submissions (and porting on  
our end) simpler.

James Robertson
Cincom Smalltalk Product Evangelist
Talk Small and Carry a Big Class Library

On Oct 30, 2008, at 2:01 PM, Lukas Renggli wrote:

>> Hi. I saw on Lukas's Esug presentation that Monticello 2 is
>> recommended for Seaside development because it is supported on
>> all of the Smalltalks that Seaside is available on. I was not
>> aware of this; I thought Monticello 2 was still in the alpha
>> phase, didn't yet support remote repositories, and only worked
>> on Squeak. I must have missed something. Where can I find out
>> more about Monticello 2?
> No, I did not say that we use Monticello 2 or that it is supported on
> any platform. I said, that it is the future and that we would like all
> the Smalltalk platforms to port and support it, so that we can easily
> merge and load extensions and patches coming from anywhere.
> Right now this it is nearly impossible (and in practice it maybe
> happened once) to get back extensions or fixes from VisualWorks,
> Dolphin and GST. It happens on an almost daily bases with GemStone,
> because they have a full port of Monticello 1.
> Then I added, that I do not suggest to port Monticello 1 now, because
> Monticello 1 was not designed with portability in mind and probably
> very hard to integrate into different platforms. Monticello 2 is
> designed to support different platforms.
> Lukas
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