Going to 3.7 beta (was: [UPDATES] 34 for Squeak3.7alpha)
Diego Gomez Deck
DiegoGomezDeck at ConsultAr.com
Tue Jan 20 10:47:43 UTC 2004
[snip about fonts]
> I guess one other thing I could do is create a 3.7beta candidate image
> with the new fonts included, that people would have to download to try.
This could help.
> > - Move to 4.0 and not to 3.7. The .changes files is huge! And, from
> > the
> > marketing POV, we have enough new features (babel, new look, ttf fonts,
> > etc) to consider a "new" version.
> We could have the version after 3.7 be 4.0. But I don't think we
> should rename the current 3.7 to 4.0... IMHO we should decide at the
> beginning of the alpha stage what the version number for the release
> will be and stick with that.
> It is true that the .changes file is getting big, so we may want to
> have 4.0 come after 3.7 even if we don't end up doing major changes
> requiring an image format change.
> > - What happened with m17n inclusion? One of the goals is to make 3.7
> > (or 4 ;)) full translatable.
> Yoshiki replied here... it looks like it will wait until the next
> alpha. (3.7/4.0) It probably makes sense for this big change to go in
> at the beginning of an alpha cycle so it has a lot of time to "settle
> down". The alternative is to put it in 3.7alpha ASAP and postpone the
> 3.7 release a while.
I vote for the second (to delay 3.7 for a while), but the last decision
is in hands of Yoshiki.
> > - I'd like to include the (just finished) Small-Land Project Repository
> > (a type of new superswiki) to the 3.7. You can see the web frontend to
> > the repository in http://repository.small-land.org:8080/. It's really
> > simple to add, just a new class is needed (a type of ServerDirectory)
> > and a registry on the servers list. I'll post a changeset today.
> Hm, if this is a generally useful way to load projects from the net
> (moreso than superswiki), perhaps it should be included. It is a small
> addition. I'd like to see some more feedback. Do you think it should
> go in Basic or just in Full?
The project publish/searching are now part of morph/eToys. IMO, before
splitting-off eToys from the basic, this feature is basic.
> - Doug
Diego Gomez Deck
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