[squeak-dev] History Questions from Dan Ingalls
wiljo at mac.com
Mon Jan 6 13:49:02 UTC 2020
I shouldn’t have hit send quite so quickly.
In the later days of VSE, the preferred app deployment mechanism was to put all of the application code into SLL object libraries. The stock executable looked for a file of library names to link at start up.
Deployment entailed a stock executable, a collection of SLL object libraries (image segments), and a script with a list of libraries to load.
> On Jan 5, 2020, at 9:45 PM, Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de> wrote:
> (please keep Dan in cc when replying)
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> Hi Folks -
> I’m writing an article about Smalltalk over the years, and I have a couple of questions that you-all might be able to answer…
> Who wrote the first Squeak web server?
> I know there was a period when many of the Squeak downloads were simply to use the web server.
> Who wrote the first wiki tin Squeak?
> This, too, was a popular reason for downloads.
> Are there examples, old or current, of bundling the VM with the image to make a complete “Squeak app”? I think I actually worked on one of these but I can’t remember?
> Ted told me that someone on the Squeak list wrote about ST-80 (Squeak?) being its
> own support center at 2 am. Praise for having everything accessible! He searched his notes for this great email. but did not find it. Anyone remember this email and can send it along?
> Thanks and happy New Year
> - Dan
> Dr. Bert Freudenberg
> 7275 Franklin Avenue #210
> Los Angeles CA 90046
> +1 (818) 482-3991
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