Whither Squeak?

stéphane ducasse ducasse at iam.unibe.ch
Sat May 20 13:26:38 UTC 2006

ok for me.

What I can tell you is that if people do not do it this will not happen.
We will try to get the full history image running but this is not  
really clear that this will work
since MC loading is sooooooooo slow.


> Hi Stef,
> I don't think that this is anybody's "fault" and I apologize if I
> sounded that way (especially since I used your initials in the
> example, sorry about that).
> I just raised the issue because it is important to me, and I hope
> that there are ways to improve the tools. For example, Cees suggested
> a "Squeak museum", and maybe there are other ideas as well. Thinking
> of a "museum" repository makes me think of a sources file implemented
> in Magma plus Seaside.
> And of course, thanks to Doug Way for Squeak3.9a.from.3.0.image which
> shows that the history is not really lost, it's just no longer
> visible in recent images:
> http://lists.squeakfoundation.org/pipermail/squeak-dev/2006-January/ 
> 099299.html
> Dave
> On Sat, May 20, 2006 at 08:33:59AM +0200, stéphane ducasse wrote:
>> Hi david
>> We are the faulty guys, but I'm a bit mad, because we spent a lot of
>> time trying to improve the system.
>> And this is like that this is not on purpose that we changed
>> ownership. So I will not continue on that path,
>> but I imagine that you understand what I feel.
>> Removing mess from this image is not an easy task for multiple  
>> reasons.
>> Stef
>> On 20 mai 06, at 05:54, David T. Lewis wrote:
> <snip>
>>> I'm sorry that I don't have a constructive suggestion to offer,  
>>> but I
>>> think it would be really nice if we could come up with a way to
>>> preserve
>>> this kind of contextual information as we evolve and improve the
>>> image.

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