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

Frank Shearar frank.shearar at gmail.com
Wed Nov 21 17:24:45 UTC 2012

On 21 November 2012 17:10, Derek O'Connell <doc at doconnel.f9.co.uk> wrote:
> 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...
> http://registry.gimp.org/taxonomy/term/956

Nice! Thanks!


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