A process proposal for 3.10

Ralph Johnson johnson at cs.uiuc.edu
Mon Oct 16 12:49:31 UTC 2006

Many packages in Squeak cannot be deleted easily.  This is because
Squeak is a monolithic system without clear modules.

So, the rule "If they can't find a mantainer for a package, than said
package _will get dropped from the image_ without any further
discussion" must be changed.

I propose "If a package doesn't have a maintainer and it is possible
to remove it from the image without breaking the image then it will be

By the way, what is a package in Squeak?  One kind of package is
something available from SqueakMap.  These are easy to understand.
They are not the kind of packages that cause problems.  You are
talking about things like the compiler and collections as being
packages.  Is there a list of packages in Squeak?

-Ralph Johnson

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