[squeak-dev] MathMorphs and Morphic Wrappers (was: workspace issue)
duke.j.david at gmail.com
Fri Nov 15 09:42:57 UTC 2019
Thanks to all for your replies and help - great community.
I'd be happy to help out too by revisiting the MorpicWrappers
But I'm still getting back up to speed with squeak , and need to
understand to have a better
understanding of the core system and workflow, that will come with
time - but the offer is there.
On Thu, Nov 14, 2019 at 8:48 PM David T. Lewis <lewis at mail.msen.com> wrote:
> Changing the subject line.
> Can anyone provide status of MathMorphs and Morphic Wrappers on current
> Squeak? Have there been any recent updates?
> Edgar has included Morphic Wrappers in his FunSqueak5dot2alpha image, so
> it certainly can be done:
> I don't think that Edgar plans to do further maintenance on this, so it
> would be great if some other interested folks can help.
> On Thu, Nov 14, 2019 at 10:20:35AM -0800, tim Rowledge wrote:
> > > On 2019-11-14, at 6:43 AM, David Duke <duke.j.david at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > screenshot attached.
> > > The method appears to be in *morphicwrappers-error correction
> > >
> > > and I had indeed installed Morphic-Wrappers. Is this my problem then?
> > It's fairly old code - as evidenced by the fact that you had to permit
> underscore assignments. I see that the MathMorphs package got updated for
> 5.1 in 2014 (http://wiki.squeak.org/squeak/1195) *but* the latest version
> of MorphicWrappers pointed to still has that same version of the
> correctVariable:interval: method.
> > The (relatively) good news is that this suggests a change since 5.1 has
> made the stuff actually go wrong, so the search space is a bit more
> manageable. The less good news is that the method got massively refactored
> in 2009 and the prior version to that from 2005 was already very different
> to the copy in MorphicWrappers-edc.3 So we'd need to look at the full
> history and find the version just prior to 11/4/2000 to work out what
> change was intended and make whatever equivalent change to the current
> > Or better yet, we get the attention of the folks that last took care of
> the MathMorphs and hope they can sort it out ;-)
> > tim
> > --
> > tim Rowledge; tim at rowledge.org; http://www.rowledge.org/tim
> > Useful random insult:- Puts a finger in his ear so the draft through his
> head isn't annoying.
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School of Computing University of Leeds UK
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