Squeaksource.com (was: [squeak-dev] Re: [Pharo-project] Addition to "About Pharo" dialog)

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Sat Aug 27 13:59:50 UTC 2011

On 26.08.2011, at 18:14, Alexander Lazarević wrote:

> Hi Stef!
> 2011/8/26 Stéphane Ducasse <stephane.ducasse at inria.fr>
> In Squeak alexander lazaverich did a SystemReporter. I wanted to have a look but got distracted.
> It would be good to use it.
> Sure thing that I was just about to mention that it is on SqueakSource, when there is no SqueakSource. :-/
> Boy, this is annoying.

The Chile mirror is up.

> To me it seems that the SqueakSource repo on source.squeak.org received some more love in the past so that it seems to be more stable and responsive.

While it seems more stable indeed, it also gets much less traffic. I'n not sure it would handle the load of squeaksource.com as well.

> Just for practical reasons (a source repo that's not available over long periods of time just suxx) I'm considering moving my few bits to source.squeak.org until there is a reliable alternative.

So far we have not opened up source.squeak.org for personal projects. 

> Wouldn't it make also good sense to move some vital stuff like the vmmaker repo to this destination? I know this will be controversial, but the current situation is bad at best.

That would be a good idea IMHO - you might ask what the other VM developers think of the idea on the vm-dev list. 

> I think the broken SqueakSource is hurting us more than we know!

We discussed this at ESUG and so far the most promising plan is to migrate squeaksource.com to a SqueakSource3 instance running on Gemstone. Tobias should be able to tell us more.

- Bert -

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