[squeak-dev] Re: Squeak 4.4 release todo list

Frank Shearar frank.shearar at gmail.com
Wed Nov 21 17:03:21 UTC 2012

On 21 November 2012 16:49, Derek O'Connell <doc at doconnel.f9.co.uk> wrote:
> On 21/11/12 15:53, Frank Shearar wrote:
>> On 21 November 2012 14:39, Frank Shearar<frank.shearar at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>> Hi folks,
>>> Apologies for the silence: things have been a bit busy.
>>> Test wise we're looking pretty good. We still have a few red lights but I
>>> don't see much point in delaying further: some of the test failures are
>>> because of VM sensitivities.
>>> Off the top of my head we/I still need to write a changelog, and
>>> otherwise a bunch of infrastructural stuff's all that's needed: a new update
>>> stream, switching it over, etc. I wrote a ReleaseBuilder script but of
>>> course should actually publish it.
>>> I've also nearly finished the new background, and just need to figure out
>>> how to clean the edges of the pic to make it tile properly. Given I'm
>>> writing this mail on my phone I will have to mail the proposed image
>>> separately, at a later stage.
>> For better or worse, here it is. Test it with
>>      ActiveWorld color: (InfiniteForm with: (PNGReadWriter
>> readFromFileNamed: 'my/path/to/blur_ulam_1.png'))
>> Note the strange vertical white-ish line between the tiles. The image
>> is filled all the way to the edge, but the left and right edges differ
>> sufficiently to create the artifact. I'm not sure how to get rid of
>> it, never having attempted to make a tile-able image before.
>>> Anyone spot anything missing off the swiki release page?
>> That would be http://wiki.squeak.org/squeak/6188.
>> frank
> Will this do? Done in Gimp in two ticks :-)

Only if you tell me how you did that! I had a brief look over the
Gimp's menus (because that's how I made the image in the first place),
but nothing leapt out at me. I'm not sure whether I prefer the
diamond-ish look or the rectilinear look now, but that's an OK problem
to have :).


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