Croquet alpha release(s?)
phiho.hoang at rogers.com
Wed Dec 4 07:19:32 UTC 2002
> I don't expect the graphics engine to change much
How would you compare, performance-wise, Croquet to
1/- RuneScape http://www.runescape.com
2/- WildTangent http://www.wildtangent.com
> but the addition of the TeaTime collaboration object model/protocol
> and the new scripting architecture will have a dramatic impact
> on the nature of how you program for the system.
Does it have any impact on performance ?
----- Original Message -----
From: "David A. Smith" <davidasmith at bellsouth.net>
To: <squeak-dev at lists.squeakfoundation.org>
Sent: Tuesday, December 03, 2002 9:25 AM
Subject: Re: Croquet alpha release(s?)
> Current plan is to have a true alpha release sometime early next year. I
> don't expect the graphics engine to change much, but the addition of the
> TeaTime collaboration object model/protocol and the new scripting
> architecture will have a dramatic impact on the nature of how you program
> for the system. If it looks like the release gets pushed out too much, we
> may have an interim release along the lines of the previous one.
> At 12:48 AM 12/3/2002 -0500, you wrote:
> >Dear Croqueteers,
> >How closely does the Croquet update stream track Croquet development?
> >Are there large rewrites (particularly within the graphics
> >architecture) going on behind the scenes that will replace the code
> >that is currently there? Or will code that I write be able to evolve
> >along with the update stream?
> >Do you plan to make available other alpha releases of Croquet, or is
> >this the only tantalizing taste that we get until the Big Release?
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