[squeak-dev] Please make http://ftp.squeak.org/current_stable/ redirect to http://ftp.squeak.org/4.5/ (is 4.4 currently))

Chris Cunnington brasspen at gmail.com
Sun Jul 13 13:57:04 UTC 2014

I'm only partially grokking this as I'm travelling. You're not being
igored. I'll read this in depth in a day or two. If this doesn't concern me
of the homepage, then please ignore this post.


On Sat, Jul 12, 2014 at 6:41 PM, tim Rowledge <tim at rowledge.org> wrote:

> On 12-07-2014, at 11:27 AM, David T. Lewis <lewis at mail.msen.com> wrote:
> >
> > Wouldn't it be good to have the "Downloads" tab provide links to the
> Squeak
> > all-in-one for the convenient quick start download, to the current_stable
> > directory for images, to the current_development directory for bleeding
> edge,
> > and to squeakvm.org for VMs? That would be accompanied by a brief
> explanation
> > of what these things are (older squeak.org sites had this, so we can
> probably
> > find the text). New users would be guided to download the all-in-one to
> > get started quickly, but they would at least be starting out with an idea
> > of what is in that all-in-one. And people who want to download a stable
> > image would find a link to it from the downloads page.
> Yes.
> I suggest that the front page ‘Download’ column should have the mentions
> of the Documentation and Downloads pages made into links, for a start. It
> might be smart to relabel the big button to ‘Download AllInOne’ to be
> really clear.
> The actual Downloads page ought to reiterate the value of the AllInOne for
> general use on recent x86 hardware and then explain the alternatives. It
> would be nice to have a simple zip of the 4.5 final & a recent trunk and
> maybe 4.4 image/changes files and of course an explanation that you need
> the sources zipfile too. Obviously we need pointers to relevant VM download
> & install pages.
> tim
> --
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> change back.
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