[squeak-dev] Move Chronology out of Kernel and into its own Chronology package (was: trunk thinks its tomorrow)

David T. Lewis lewis at mail.msen.com
Thu Feb 18 19:18:38 UTC 2016

> On 18.02.2016, at 09:30, David T. Lewis <lewis at mail.msen.com> wrote:
>> I guess it has been nearly two years since I did that project. Time
>> flies.
>> We discussed it on the list in thread "A UTC based implementation of
>> DateAndTime":
>>  http://lists.squeakfoundation.org/pipermail/squeak-dev/2014-May/178325.html
>> But I'm not asking you to review that project, I just wanted to suggest
>> giving Chronology its own package so that it would be possible to do
>> things like this. For my purposes, I can always use a SAR. But it would
>> be
>> a lot nicer to be able to use Monticello.
> Why wouldn’t it work to submit a new Kernel package to inbox? Migration
> issue?

Yes, migration issues. The updates have to be done in steps, with old
instances becomed into new at two points in the update process (in package
preambles or postscripts). I can make it work at any given point, but a
month later Kernel will have progressed, and I have to start over again.


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