[Vm-dev] Re: Freetype plugin archive

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Mon May 10 01:29:26 UTC 2010

On 09.05.2010, at 10:26, David T. Lewis wrote:
> On Sun, May 02, 2010 at 08:55:33AM -0700, Michael Rueger wrote:
>> On 5/1/10 11:31 AM, Bert Freudenberg wrote:
>>> On 01.05.2010, at 18:31, David T. Lewis wrote:
>>>> Do you know if the rest of the stuff in http://source.impara.de/freetype/
>>>> still has value (or has it been superceded by Freetype Plus)?
>> I would think so, that's why there wasn't any further development on the 
>> freetype plugin.
>> The current repositories are of somewhat historical value for e.g. the 
>> Sophie  builds.
> I have opened a new SqueakSource project for the Freetype plugin (FT2Plugin).
> MCHttpRepository
>    location: 'http://www.squeaksource.com/FreetypePlugin'
>    user: ''
>    password: ''
> This contains copies of all the Freetype-Plugin entries from the archival
> repository at http://source.impara.de/freetype, as well as one additional
> update from Mantis 7521.
> Project administrators are Andy Tween, Bert Freudenberg and me. Developers
> are everyone whose author initials appear in the original archive.
> VMMaker class>>updateFromServer should now load FT2Plugin from the new
> FreetypePlugin repository. A similar update will be needed for
> ConfigurationOfVMMaker for Pharo.
> For now the original package name Freetype-Plugin has been retained,
> although I note that this conflicts with the current packaging of Freetype
> in SqS/Freetype Plus, so a change to the package name may be in order.
> FT2Plugin contains dependencies on Freetype. This is the reason that
> I moved it to a separate SqueakSource project rather than include it
> in the SqS/VMMaker repository.
> Dave


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