[squeak-dev] Demo of squeak.org on Aida/Scribo ready

Brad Fuller bradallenfuller at gmail.com
Thu Mar 20 15:09:05 UTC 2008

Great discussion, guys. Can we move it to the webteam mailing list?

On Thu, Mar 20, 2008 at 4:35 AM, Janko Mivšek <janko.mivsek at eranova.si> wrote:
> Lukas Renggli wrote:
>  >> First, this is demo, migrated in one day and improving for a week. All
>  >>  you mentioned will be ready soon.
>  >
>  > Setting up the Pier demo took less than two hours. This includes
>  > writing the migration script, migrating all the existing content,
>  > setting up super efficient static file serving trough Apache, and
>  > adding the demo user. I did not worry about the styles yet, maybe the
>  > CSS and layout of the page should be rethought anyway.
>  Well, if we look at your demo we see just a typical Pier install,
>  without Squeak website design. That's important because it took me most
>  of Sunday migrating design of the website, not content.
>  > So far, I was not forced to say anything like: "will address that
>  > soon", "not yet optimized", "simple to add", "can also provide X if
>  > necessary", "just need need to add", "a matter of hour or so to be
>  > done", "currently I am working", ... All this sounds very uncertain
>  > and ad-hock. Pier has the discussed features already for years, and it
>  > is well tested in many productive systems.
>  Most if not all promised "soons" were fullfiled last days, so this gives
>  quite some certainty that other soons will be too. Also, Biart as a
>  precedesor of Scribo is in commercial use from 2003, therefore at least
>  as Pier if not more. Another certainty.
>  Janko
>  --
>  Janko Mivšek
>  AIDA/Web
>  Smalltalk Web Application Server
>  http://www.aidaweb.si

Brad Fuller

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