[squeak-dev] ConnectorsFor3dot11 for share

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Thu Mar 4 11:43:25 UTC 2010

On 04.03.2010, at 02:15, David T. Lewis wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 03, 2010 at 09:28:54AM -0600, Chris Muller wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 9:16 AM, karl ramberg <karlramberg at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> in the Etoys image we have integrated Connectors into the Etoys package.
>>> I'm not sure if it was the right thing to do, it's a big codebase and
>>> makes Etoys even bigger.
>> Hmm, Connectors is a generic package, so I'm not sure why such an
>> integration would be done..?   :-(
> Well, kudos to the Etoys developers for taking custody of Connectors
> and making it widely available. Obviously they had no reason to worry
> about packaging for Monticello back when this was done, and I expect
> that everyone will now agree that moving Connectors into a package
> named "Connectors" would be a good idea for the future.
> I do think that it would be good to make Connectors easily loadable
> (and unloadable) in Squeak trunk. This should soon be easier to do,
> as the Etoys developers are moving to use Monticello and are now
> hosting this work on source.squeak.org.
> Dave

I guess we were not aware people were interested in using Connectors without Etoys. But I agree, breaking out any package that is "interesting" in its own right is a Good Idea.

- Bert -

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