[Vm-dev] A Git-based VM sources repositories for you

Igor Stasenko siguctua at gmail.com
Wed Dec 15 07:25:25 UTC 2010

On 15 December 2010 03:35, David T. Lewis <lewis at mail.msen.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 10:23:25PM +0100, Igor Stasenko wrote:
>> Hello, community
>> (preface) there was a discussion about using git for VM sources and
>> recently in pharo team, we are also discussed that, and decided to go
>> on.
>> So i started to look for an options and found that Gitorious is best
>> solution for us all.
>> In contrast to github, it doesn't charging users when their repository
>> grow beyond 300Mb in size.
>> And its totally free for open-source projects.
> Igor,
> Thanks for your initiative, and I expect a lively discussion moving forward ;)
> To the community at large,
> We have a wonderful mix of people participating in Squeak/Etoys/Phoro/Cuis
> and other projects, some of whom have be participating for many years, as well
> as many newer contributors. Regardless of how the VM(s) are managed in the
> future, I would ask that everyone with an interest in this please be respectful
> of the people who created the original work for our benefit. In particular,
> Andreas, Ian, John, and Eliot have contributed major VM development that
> they have made available to us with open source licenses, and Dan Ingalls'
> original portable VM is a remarkable piece of work from which we all are
> benefiting every day.
> So the meta-comment is: Let's all be respectful of the wishes of the original
> authors of these works.

I am always acting with best intents for all of us. If creating a
separate code repository
goes against somebody's wishes, please speak.
I didn't want to cause any harm.
My intent is to make VM development process more open and flexible.

> For those doing VM platform work, I would ask also that you take the time
> to read the various README and documention files to be found in the platforms
> sources, as these often contain guidance as to how the code should be managed,
> how contributions can most effectively be made to the original authors, and
> of course how to build the VM for each respective platform.
> Thanks everybody!
> Dave

Best regards,
Igor Stasenko AKA sig.

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