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

Igor Stasenko siguctua at gmail.com
Sat Aug 27 20:53:14 UTC 2011

On 27 August 2011 14:59, Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de> wrote:
> 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 this is good idea, especially if uploading VMMaker package
won't take ages as currently is.
There are some screwed logic on squeaksource.

> 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 -

Best regards,
Igor Stasenko AKA sig.

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