new packages in 3.9 universe

Lex Spoon lex at
Fri Jan 12 16:39:03 UTC 2007

"Edgar J. De Cleene" <edgardec2001 at> writes:
> Lex Spoon puso en su mail :
> > Specifically, a unit of content that can be shared over the network
> > and loaded into people's images
> .
> But this definition apply to .sar , .pr , .morph , .project , .sqz, all
> could be loaded in the images and not necessary are packages.

True.  In fact, the package universes tools--and SqueakMap, by the
way--consider all of these as packages.

There are circumstances where you want a more narrow view such as the
one you describe.  For the package universes tools themselves, though,
it seems sensible to leave the door open until there is a reason not

I mean, like it or not, people are posting content in almost all of
the content you list up there.  It makes sense to make it sharable via
package universes, so why not?


> What about a package is what PackageInfo could group for produce a valid
> .mcz ?

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