Has anyone succesfully installed squeak on RH 8.0?

Alan Kay Alan.Kay at squeakland.org
Fri Jan 10 15:19:14 UTC 2003

Jim --

There is support for AA Fonts in 3.4 via Yoshiki Ohshima. I think 
this is in the update stream.




At 6:45 AM -0800 1/10/03, <Jim.Gettys at hp.com> wrote:
>  >
>>  Another interesting name on the list. Your _X_Window_System_ (Scheifler &
>>  Gettys) is on the bookshelf near at hand.
>Thanks.  I'm here having been impressed by a talk Alan Kay gave us here
>recently on Squeak, and having a bright almost 8 year old, to see if it
>is something she might enjoy.
>I joined the list as I was having trouble installing on RH8.0 (I haven't
>had time to really get things going even so yet, preparing for a talk
>I have to give today).
>I do note that (in 3.2) the X port needs work to take advantage
>of new X technologies (e.g. Xft2, fontconfig); Squeak 3.2 is ugly
>relative to up to date X applications (that do high quality fonts and
>AA imaging for flat panels).  If someone is interested, I'd
>be happy to point them in the right direction, as in the short term
>I'm mostly here as a user trying to get Squeak installed and running
>on Linux.
>                           - Jim
>Jim Gettys
>Cambridge Research Laboratory
>HP Labs, Hewlett-Packard Company
>Jim.Gettys at hp.com


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