Two new development lists.

Stephane Ducasse ducasse at
Wed Apr 16 16:28:57 UTC 2003

But Alan why do you use tags in this list. I could be interested as we 
are cleaning the kernel but I do not want to be in yet another list.


On Wednesday, April 16, 2003, at 09:21 PM, Alan Grimes wrote:

> Andreas Raab wrote:
>> What's the point of these lists? Don't you think these issues can (and
>> should) be discussed here?
> In theory, yes.
> but then I'm not a cyborg, Infact I read quite slow. -- probably due to
> general brain overload...
> While this is indeed a great list, it tends to receive an immense
> ammount of trafic, I tend to delete roughly 75% of it without reading..
> As there are quite a few topics on this list that I find uninteresting 
> I
> assume that the subjects of high-performance/high security squeak are 
> of
> a similarly narrow audience. I would expect that a great many people 
> are
> happy with the open architecture of squeak and have little interest in
> MP/security related issues.
> Similarly, I expect many of the people on this list are content running
> squeak under some existing windowing system and have little desire to
> read many posts related to getting it to run in a linear framebuffer
> type setup -- or other steps towards thinning out the hardware
> abstraction layer.
> So, out of courtesy, I decided to set up my own lists that will take
> most of the volume related to these subjects and publish only sumaries
> and announcements on this list...
> -- 
> 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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  by doing something different, today might not be your last day on 
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