[squeak-dev] Small image based on Cuis

David T. Lewis lewis at mail.msen.com
Sat Mar 5 00:26:43 UTC 2011

On Fri, Mar 04, 2011 at 08:48:26PM -0300, Juan Vuletich wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> Today I remembered that at Smalltalks 2010, Edgar asked me how small I 
> could make a Cuis image. I said it wasn't hard to go to about 2Mb with 
> full dev tools. I just gave it a try, using a bit of manual cleanup, and 
> a script to remove unused classes and methods. I also removed some fonts 
> and lowered their quality. The result is 2Mb in size, and it is at 
> http://www.jvuletich.org/Cuis/Cuis3.1r3.zip . It uses the same code base 
> as Cuis 3.1, so except for the fonts, the look & feel is quite nice. Try it!

That's pretty impressive. The Squeak 1.1 image was 1.6 Mb, and that did
not include Morphic. So a full development image with Morphic at 2 Mb is
a nice piece of work :)


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