SqueakMap feature request
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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