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

Derek O'Connell doc at doconnel.f9.co.uk
Wed Nov 21 17:10:21 UTC 2012

On 21/11/12 17:03, Frank Shearar wrote:
> 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 :).
> frank

Gimp v2.6.12, Filters/Map/Make Seamless, and if it you don't have that 
menu option...


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