3.9.1 (was: Re: Preliminary new Yaxo version)

stephane ducasse stephane.ducasse at free.fr
Thu Nov 15 09:32:52 UTC 2007

I could help if needed.

>>>> Maybe it's time to think about Squeak 3.9.1?
>>>> 	Giovanni
>>> I did think about it for a long while, there are/were scripts  
>>> available
>>> with bugs to be harvested for this...
>>> but to be honest I conceded that 3.10 is as good a 3.9.1 as you are
>>> likely to get.
>> That is not true for someone who uses 3.9 in production settings.  
>> For anyone who is using a particular version of Squeak in  
>> production the step to the next version needs to be very carefully  
>> evaluated. Providing a small set of fixes addressing the most  
>> important problems without fear "what else it may break" is a very  
>> valuable service. Unfortunately, few people in the Squeak  
>> community seem to understand that.
> Indeed.
> At netstyle.ch we are using 3.9 for many projects now and we will  
> not move to 3.10 soon. We're using some of the critical fixes, so  
> basically that means we already have our own 3.9.1 image...
> I assume, quite some people are using 3.9 in production as well.  
> So, if somebody is interested we could join forces and release a  
> 3.9.x from time to time.

I imagine a lot of reason not moving to 3.10 but can you let us know  
yours? :)


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