[squeak-dev] Updating Universe

Gary Chambers gazzaguru2 at btinternet.com
Wed Jan 14 19:30:06 UTC 2009

Deleting now... update failure to be reported here!

Regards, Gary.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Philippe Marschall" <philippe.marschall at gmail.com>
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Sent: Wednesday, January 14, 2009 7:21 PM
Subject: Re: [squeak-dev] Updating Universe

> 2009/1/14, Gary Chambers <gazzaguru2 at btinternet.com>:
>> Just wondering if it is a good or bad idea to remove older versions of
>> packages from the (dev) universe?
>> Particularly for UI Enhancements since it has been renamed to Polymorph.
>> Don't want to cause anyone trouble but the (essentially obsolete) older
>> versions seem like they may be confusing, given that only one of the two
>> sets (Polymorph *or* UI Enhancements) should be loaded at any time.
> +1
> I can't imagine a reason why you'd want to load an older version. If
> the latest in the universe is broken it doesn't belong into the
> universe. Also I'm not sure that not removing old versions is
> compatible with the mission statement of universes. Since all packages
> in a universe are supposed to work together that would then have to be
> extended to all possible combinations of versions of packages.
> Cheers
> Philippe

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