macintosh VM file naming standards... + others.

tblanchard at tblanchard at
Wed Feb 12 11:38:49 UTC 2003

I've been using Ian's vm for the last couple days.  I really like it.   
Personally I'm happy to let all Macisms die and go unix/cocoa.

On Wednesday, February 12, 2003, at 07:40  AM, John M McIntosh wrote:

> With all these macintosh VM's floating about, I need some input on  
> where the macintosh
> file naming standards should go. The current carbon macintosh VM  
> assumes HFS+ naming standards,
> not that one should give fully qualified names in Squeak, but still  
> people are lazy.
> The two Cocoa/unix versions which will somehow merge with the carbon  
> tree, somehow, use the unix
> naming conventions.
> So I'm wondering if we mac os-x users migrate to unix naming  
> conventions will this cause problems?
> I'm also curious about how people feel Ian's VM reacts on their os-x  
> boxes. The smalltalk side of the VM should have the same performance  
> as the carbon version, so things like responsiveness, click feedback,  
> graphics performance etc are important to understand.
> Oh and when you minimize into the dock you should have all noted the  
> iconic representation eh?
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