3.8.1 release & UIUC squeak files seem out of step with squeak.org

Philippe Marschall philippe.marschall at gmail.com
Mon Oct 9 09:15:54 UTC 2006

2006/10/9, tim Rowledge <tim at rowledge.org>:
> Whilst looking to see what the state of downloading instructions etc
> for 3.8.1 looked like I noticed that the UIUC ftp site seems to be
> quite out of step with the ftp.squeak.org site. This could lead to
> serious confusion, not to say time wasting.
> Are we able to correct this? Is the UIUC site no longer active?
> I note that the swiki page on 'Squeak FTP Site' (http://
> minnow.cc.gatech.edu/squeak/3699) refers to the UIUC site as the
> master. The 'Downloading Squeak' (http://minnow.cc.gatech.edu/squeak/
> 388) page refers to both places fairly indiscriminately. It also mis-
> pointed to '.changes file' when really meaning 'image' in 'What You
> Need' but I could fix that part easily enough.
> We really could do with an official 3.8.1 release set sometime, with
> the pointer to the stable release being updated to refer to it, and a
> directory to put the release files in would be good too.
> Also on the 'Downloading Squeak' page the mention of 3.9 seems a bit
> out of date. It's also very embarrasing to have -
> "There are still a considerable number of packages on SqueakMap which
> has not been tested yet with 3.8, so you might still need 3.7 in
> certain cases. "
> still there 15 months later. Actually I would suggest that the entire
> page could do with rewriting once we have the newest information
> available.
> And it seems that trying to get to 'http://squeak.org/Download/' is
> pretty broken; all I can get is 'Bad Gateway' though I couldn't
> honestly say whether that is a fault wth squeak.org or my ISP!

Looks like the image died but the Apache mod_proxy frontend is still
running. Not a problem with you ISP.


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