[squeak-dev] Re: GLORP's port to squeak maintainer

Norbert Hartl norbert at hartl.name
Sat Jan 31 09:09:41 UTC 2009

On Tue, 2009-01-27 at 00:34 -0200, Mariano Martinez Peck wrote:
> Hi people: We (squeakDBX) wanted to do some changes to the squeak part
> of GLORP in order to be able to communicate to any database driver and
> not only PostgreSQL one. I asked Alan Night and he told me that there
> are two problems: 
> 1) There are old versions of GLORP in squeaksource and universe.
> 2) We don't have no one who is responsible about GLORP port to squeak.
> Norbert Hartl seems not to have the time. Is this right Norbert ?
Yes, this is right. I have less time and my focus has shifted away 
from Glorp towards gemstone. I may be of help to get anyone started
because I know the things you shouldn't do :) 
I can encourage everyone to do this. It was an interesting task for
me do and a a good excercise. And Alan is an incredible helpful and 
nice person.

> 1) In squeaksource, the last version is 0.4.176 done in 2007-12-07.
> in universe, the last version is 0.4.169 announced by Norbert Hartl.
yes, 0.4.169 was my last

> GLORP change the version scheme and the last one in the old scheme was
> 0.4.185 (that it is also newer that the ones we have in squeak).
> The latest version in the public repository of Cincom is 7.7 - 40 (in
> the new scheme).
> So, the million dollar question is, is there someone with the time and
> knoweldege to take this rol ?


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