Squeak V3 (was: Final call for 2.9 updates)

Lawson English english at primenet.com
Sat Jan 27 05:09:44 UTC 2001

on 1/26/01 7:19 AM, Jesse Welton at jwelton at pacific.mps.ohio-state.edu

> In the former case, what's the
> need for a new version?  In the latter, shouldn't that come *after*
> the major changes people have been waiting for?  There would already
> be a psychological setback of having to wait for 4.0 (and when would
> that be?) to get NCM/whatever, without having to worry about
> compatibility with deployed content.  And if we *could* proceed from
> 3.x to 4.0 without worrying about it, why not proceed from 2.x to 3.0
> in the same way?
> The other reason he gave was "to help STP with preparing a Squeak
> CDROM".  How so?

Seems to me that marketing version 3.0 is easier than marketing version

There's a psychological issue involved.

"It is very material that order, decency and
regularity, be preserved in a dignified public body."
-Thomas Jefferson, 1812, _A Manual of Parliamentary Practice_
"Who cares?" -Patrick J. Buchanan, 2000, Buchanan Reform Party Convention

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