[squeak-dev] Re: Packages, Packages, Packages

Colin Putney cputney at wiresong.ca
Sat Dec 12 07:09:44 UTC 2009

On 2009-12-11, at 9:29 PM, Chris Cunnington wrote:

> You've outlined the technical merits of the different systems, but I think that the community has chosen Monticello. My experience looking for an RFB that worked demonstrated to me that it's the only system people take seriously for updating. A sudden change in direction to SM or Universes is going to jar the largest number of people, I would imagine. 

No no no no no!

Monticello is *not* a package management system. It's a package versioning system. These are very different things. Consider the analogues in the Linux world. Monticello is a versioning system like git. What we need is a package management system like apt.


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