Two new development lists.

Andreas Raab andreas.raab at
Wed Apr 16 04:29:28 UTC 2003

What's the point of these lists? Don't you think these issues can (and
should) be discussed here?

  - Andreas

> -----Original Message-----
> From: squeak-dev-bounces at 
> [mailto:squeak-dev-bounces at] On 
> Behalf Of Alan Grimes
> Sent: Wednesday, April 16, 2003 3:41 AM
> To: The general-purpose Squeak developers list
> Subject: Two new development lists.
> om
> Hello, to help organize discussion and work relating to my projects I
> have created two yahoogroups... ( 
> squeak/
> In the space put either "hi" or "lo." 
> The first list, Hi Performance squeak, is probably more 
> interesting, it
> is intended to work on the core environments of squeak to add
> high-performance features such as support for SMP machines and add the
> security mechanisms of my own operating system design, 
> Sphere. This work
> will require a significant refactoring of System Dictionary (I noted a
> mention of that class a few days ago and wish to invite whomever is
> interested to this list...) as well as extensions to process and other
> features. 
> While security is not generally required to make a very powerful and
> useful system as is demonstrated by the current immage, it is an
> absolute necessity for any serious applications of the system ( most
> notably, in this case, AI research.) Or any serious multi-user
> environment. 
> Losqueak stands for Low Overhead Squeak. I created the list for people
> interested in projects such as my effort to make squeak work 
> on a fairly
> raw framebuffer device. Any efforts towards reducing the necessary
> overhead of running squeak are welcome. =)
> -- 
> Having never read a manual, it takes less effort to hack something
> togeather with than it does with C++ and five books.

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