[Squeakfoundation]fixes before 3.4gamma
Fri, 3 Jan 2003 14:13:50 -0500
Doug Way wrote:
> At first I thought VMMaker was a somewhat obscure tool
> to add to the open menu, but now I think it's a good idea
> to have there. For newbies, it will drive home the point
> that Squeak lets you build your own VMs relatively easily.
> "I can't do that in Java!"
Actually, to drive it really really home sweet home,
let them know that even just a bunch of plugins would do as well.
And what about the 'oldbies' :-)
P.S: Hmm, do we have a PluginsMaker ;-)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Doug Way" <email@example.com>
Sent: Friday, January 03, 2003 1:18 PM
Subject: Re: [Squeakfoundation]fixes before 3.4gamma
> Robert Withers wrote:
> > > 6. VMMakerNicerFor3.4-nk (16 December 2002)
> > > - VMMaker-only fix, won't hurt anyone else. (Oops, wait a minute,
> > > this changeset seems to open VMMaker as a side-effect of executing
> > > "VMMaker initialize" in the postscript? We don't want that! Help,
> > > Ned. :) )
> > >
> > > 7. TestRunnerInWorldMenu-nk (16 December 2002)
> > > - I also agree this should be in the open... menu. It does the safe
> > > menu-registering thing.
> > how would you all feel about putting vm maker in the open menu, as well?
> Actually, the VMMakerNicerFor3.4 changeset already adds it to the open
menu (via the safe menu registration), so I hope that answers your question.
> At first I thought VMMaker was a somewhat obscure tool to add to the open
menu, but now I think it's a good idea to have there. For newbies, it will
drive home the point that Squeak lets you build your own VMs relatively
easily. "I can't do that in Java!"
> - Doug
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