[squeak-dev] [Squeak-dev Images] About the different flavors
gazzaguru2 at btinternet.com
Wed Jul 2 15:47:20 UTC 2008
Or, perhaps more importantly, is it something that most developers would
want in their image.
Tricky question, as always.
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> [mailto:squeak-dev-bounces at lists.squeakfoundation.org]On Behalf Of
> Damien Cassou
> Sent: 02 July 2008 4:36 PM
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> Subject: Re: [squeak-dev] [Squeak-dev Images] About the different
> On Wed, Jul 2, 2008 at 4:42 PM, Ramon Leon
> <ramon.leon at allresnet.com> wrote:
> >> I'm aware of this problem and I already tried to push the Rio package
> >> this way. I think I failed because I don't see much activity around
> >> Rio. So maybe an inclusion in dev-images is not enough to advert a
> >> package. I don't know.
> >> --
> >> Damien Cassou
> > I'd hate to see the dev image become a showroom for packages,
> I'd rather see
> > it continue to be loaded with stuff most developers would load
> anyway. A
> > package should probably be fairly popular and useful to even be
> > for inclusion in the dev image because as soon as I have to start taking
> > things out of it, I'll stop using it and go back to building my own.
> This is the conclusion I also arrived at. However, things are not
> properly defined: how do you determine the popularity of a package?
> what is the threshold?
> Damien Cassou
> Peter von der Ahé: «I'm beginning to see why Gilad wished us good
> luck». (http://blogs.sun.com/ahe/entry/override_snafu)
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