MinneStore: Free Smalltalk OODB
pennell at tiac.net
Fri Aug 14 11:35:22 UTC 1998
>Unfortunately, I haven't had time to do anything about it, and it doesn't
look as though I will :-(. However, it seems a fairly straight forward
I'm about at the same point. I've started the port. I got to the point
where it needed finalization and was stuck waiting for a 2.1 VM on Windows
(this was a while ago). Andreas has the appropriate support and Jon Carlson
(the Minnestore author) sent me code that avoids needing finalization
altogether. I just haven't had time to move ahead. I'm on the road all
next week so I doubt that this will be moving up on my list for a while.
I've got all of his change sets filed in. He has a set of platform
adaptors. I'm just working through these.
>Minnestore is under the GNU licence, so it's free, but not as unrestricted
as the Squeak licence.
I had the same issue. I asked Jon if he would consider changing to the LGPL
(Library GPL) license so any code I write wouldn't have to fall under GPL.
He went off and read LGPL and then realized that even that was more
restrictive than he intended. He sent me a couple of pointers to licenses
that were more open. I haven't been a mood to read licenses lately...
If anyone want to pick up from my work, I'll be happy to send my work so
far. Speak fast - I'll be back on the list late tonight (EST) and then off
for about 8 days....
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