[Vm-dev] Re: Squeak 5 Image Segment Work [was [squeak-dev] [ANN]
Mariano Martinez Peck
marianopeck at gmail.com
Thu Aug 20 14:44:50 UTC 2015
On Thu, Aug 20, 2015 at 5:36 AM, karl ramberg <karlramberg at gmail.com> wrote:
> If Fuel is easier to port to Spur I think it could be worth taking a look
> at using it for project loading instead of image segment.
Fuel WILL be ported to Spur for sure. Cannot tell you when, but I can tell
you that there is many people using Fuel (including myself) in Pharo. And
so..at minimum when Pharo starts using Spur we will have to update Fuel.
Also, check with Max Leske, since he is the official Fuel maintainer for
Squeak. He keeps everything working: ConfigurationOfFuel, Jenkins, etc.
> On Thursday, August 20, 2015, David T. Lewis <lewis at mail.msen.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Aug 19, 2015 at 10:31:00PM -0300, Mariano Martinez Peck wrote:
>> > Hi guys,
>> > As part of my PhD thesis I did take a deep look to ImageSegment before
>> > starting with Fuel. I wrote a journal paper about my experiments with
>> > ImageSegment which I thinks provides quite a documentation that is not
>> > written anywhere. Hope it helps:
>> Hi Mariano,
>> Thanks for the reference to your ObjectSwapping.pdf paper. I think that it
>> provides a very helpful overview.
>> As an aside, we hold regular meetings of the Squeak oversight board, which
>> as you might expect sometimes diverge into discussion of technical issues
>> one sort or another. In discussion earlier today, Eliot referred to your
>> implementation as "Parcels done right" and I agreed that I think it may
>> with implementing image segments on new image formats (Spur, 32/64 bit
>> Personally, I like Fuel because it is easy to read and understand.
>> I would encourage folks to read the ObjectSwapping paper and also to
>> helping with implementation of image segments on Spur images. Mariano's
>> provides good documentation on the topic.
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