[squeak-dev] Updating Universe
gazzaguru2 at btinternet.com
Wed Jan 14 19:36:36 UTC 2009
Only Polymorph now. Is a like-for-like replacement but progressed.
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From: "Gary Chambers" <gazzaguru2 at btinternet.com>
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Subject: Re: [squeak-dev] Updating Universe
> Deleting now... update failure to be reported here!
> Regards, Gary.
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> 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.
>> 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.
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