[squeak-dev] Re: About Configurations
andreas.raab at gmx.de
Wed Jul 14 00:31:28 UTC 2010
On 7/13/2010 4:57 PM, David T. Lewis wrote:
> I like the idea of *encouraging* use of Metacello, but not requiring it
> for simple things. The ConfigurationOfWhatever classes are lightweight
> and they do document the targets of the configuration nicely, but they
> still require loading a good deal of infrastructure before a package can
> be loaded. So I think it is good for the stuff that comes with the image
> to be as thin as possible.
> As an example fresh from today's postings, consider German Arduino's
> SimpleLogger package on SqueakSource. It is admirably small, it seems
> useful, and it would work fine on any Squeak/Pharo variant. The
> ConfigurationOfSimpleLogger might well be larger than the package
> itself. It would be good to permit loading things like this through
> the simplest (and fastest) available mechanism.
Yes, that is exactly the kind of package I had in mind.
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