[squeak-dev] Re: Minimal Squeak Project

karl ramberg karlramberg at gmail.com
Sat Feb 13 18:44:06 UTC 2016

I use projects all the time. It's very handy to keep all the browsers and
stuff open and just switch between projects for the different stuff I'm
working on.


On Sat, Feb 13, 2016 at 6:11 PM, David T. Lewis <lewis at mail.msen.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Feb 13, 2016 at 07:15:54AM -0800, marcel.taeumel wrote:
> > Hi Edgar,
> >
> > you can launch it via "SqueashProject new enter."
> >
> > Best,
> > Marcel
> >
> I know that this is just an early prototype, but whenever it is ready
> I think that we should consider including it in trunk.
> Why?
> I think that Projects are one of the most important and most easily
> overlooked parts of Squeak. SqueashProject will require only a small
> addition to the system, but it will make it much easier for new users
> to understand the concepts behind Projects.
> Right now I suspect that many people think of Projects as just a way
> to switch to a legacy MVC interface (that they do not care about anyway),
> or maybe a way to organize work spaces (which is important). But they
> are also a fundamental organizing principle in the system.
> If someone wants to invent a new model of interacting with the system,
> it is not necessary to convince everyone else to do things your way,
> or to completely rewrite Morphic. All you need to do is invent a new
> kind of Project and make it work.
> That is why I think that having something like SqueashProject can
> help. It is like a "Hello world!" program for Projects. If someone
> wants to do something new and different, they would have that
> example available as a starting point and a working example.
> Dave
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