Proposed tweaks to the Mac OS Squeak VM

Serg Koren usinet.skoren at
Wed Jul 15 03:34:27 UTC 1998

I've already did this a while back  ;-)  See my website:

Serg Koren
VisualNewt Software

On Tuesday, July 14, 1998 3:31 PM, Stephen C. Gilardi [SMTP:squeegee at] wrote:
> Dear Squeak List,
> I thought Squeak was cool even before seeing the Morphic worlds.  Now I
> think it's extremely cool!
> As a long time Mac user, it seemed a shame to me that the Mac OS Squeak VM
> wasn't cosmetically pretty as a Mac OS application.
> So, this weekend I set out to add:
>    - Icons for Squeak and its image files, and
>    - An About box for Squeak.
> I also decided to compile it using the latest CodeWarrior environment--CW
> Pro 3.
> I accomplished these goals.  I also made a couple of tweaks to the full
> screen support.  I'd be pleased if the Squeak team would consider including
> any or all of these changes in a future release of the Mac OS source for
> the Squeak VM.
> I'm happy to see that there is now a "minimal" Mac OS source file to assist
> in porting.  Perhaps this will free the standard Mac OS sources to be
> improved a bit to fit in better as a Mac OS application.
> I have uploaded a StuffIt archive containing modified source files, a
> CodeWarrior 3 project file, a resource file, a compiled (Fat) VM (including
> the object code patch to the PPC interpreter), and a "Read Me" file
> detailing the changes to:
> 	<>
> The "originals" for the modified source files are those distributed at or
> before change set number 138.  The were current as of 12JUL98.
> If you're running Squeak on a Mac, please give the new VM a try.  You may
> need to rebuild your desktop to see the icons.  I'd be happy to hear what
> you think about it.
> I think Squeak and the Squeak effort are great.  I'm pleased to propose
> these changes to make it a bit prettier on the Mac!
> --Steve
> --
> Stephen C. Gilardi
> SQ Software

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