[ANN] 3.9a7026 - Some thoughts...
cesare at poeticstudios.com
Mon May 1 21:47:19 UTC 2006
Marcus Denker wrote:
> New 39a7026 is up (Harvesting bone by Stef). Beta is coming closer...
I'm still a Smalltalk/Squeak newbie, but I want to contribute to the
development of Squeak images (mostly fixing the bugs I find while
playing with these images).
I'd like to become one of the developers of squeak images. Where can I
So far, I've noticed a bunch of small things (mostly regarding the GUI)
that worked in the 3.8 images but seems to be broken in the current alphas:
- borders on rollover-able morphs are no more centered;
- the button morph gets a bit darker everytime I click on it and release
the mouse button outside of it;
- #romanString in SmallInteger is no more implemented. So selecting
roman numerals in the watch object morph raises an error.
As with every other opensource project I believe that everything should
be kept as a possible choice both for user and developers. So, for
instance, I believe Morphic should be kept and improved even if there's
Tweak in development. The same applies to Balloon3D (even if there is
Also, I would like to see an officially mantained bare bones image from
which developers could easily build their projects upon for a cleaner
and lighter deployment of applications built with Squeak.
What do you people think about this?
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