[ANN] package universe with Damien's picks

Markus Gaelli gaelli at emergent.de
Tue Oct 31 15:01:16 UTC 2006

On Oct 27, 2006, at 4:52 PM, Lex Spoon wrote:

> I have set up a package universe that has Damien Cassou's picks [1]
> for his developer's image.  It's the default now, so, if you install
> "YAXO" and "Universes" from SqueakMap, your image will be pointed at
> this Damien's picks universe.  You can then select packages among
> these finest of Grade-A packages, without having to worry about
> dependencies.
> Let me join the chorus and thank Damien for doing this kind of work.
> I of all people can tell you it takes time and effort.  When I made an
> analogous effort for Squeak 3.7, I found that only 200 of the 500
> published packages made sense for the then-current version of Squeak
> [2].  You'll notice that I have not found the time and energy to try
> it a second time!  :)
> I'd love to hear how it works for anyone.  I cannot add major features
> right now, as much as it pains me, but I can try to fix any smaller
> problems that crop up.
Thanks Lex and Damien.
I truly believe this is the way to go regarding package maintenance  
in Squeak.



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