SqueakMap feature request

Bryce Kampjes bryce at kampjes.demon.co.uk
Fri Jun 11 19:02:23 UTC 2004

Avi Bryant writes:
 > On Jun 11, 2004, at 12:19 AM, goran.krampe at bluefish.se wrote:
 > > The only thing that pops up in my mind is that this should perhaps be
 > > implemented using "resources" that we can "tag" using categories. The
 > > idea with resources is that anyone can create a resource (owned by the
 > > creating account, just like packages) and then attach it to a single
 > > other SMObject (in this case an SMPackageRelease) not necessarily owned
 > > by the resource owner.
 > That doesn't seem right.  This is definitely something that should be 
 > under the control of the person making the release.  And these URLs 
 > need to have very specific semantics that are honored by the loader, 
 > they aren't just arbitrary extra metadata.  So I think we'd want to 
 > just extend SMPackageRelease itself.

Resources could be a very nice way to do bug fixes and patches
for packages. External patches to packages would be nice. It might
be a different problem but it does smell similar.


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