[squeak-dev] V3

David T. Lewis lewis at mail.msen.com
Fri Jan 15 17:30:15 UTC 2021

On Thu, Jan 14, 2021 at 08:22:01PM -0800, tim Rowledge wrote:
> > On 2021-01-14, at 8:07 PM, David T. Lewis <lewis at mail.msen.com> wrote:
> > 
> > I don't recall any specifics, but I think that sourceforge was the github
> > of that era - ie the latest and greatest cool hosting service - and for
> > reasons I no longer recall it got to be uncool and we had to rescue the
> > VM sources. "We" in this case being Ian, who has been providing and paying
> > for the hosting service ever since.
> I vaguely recall us getting uncomfortable with the ethos of sourceforge for some reason. Were they bought up by some nasty bunch? Started supporting the wrong feetball team? Got bossy about precise licensing terms?
> > 
> > FWIW, Tim Rowledge appears to have the honor of having made the very first
> > commit to the SVN repository circa 2001. 
> Uuuh, gosh. My emails imply we made the move around this time on '05. Ah - here is the announcement email 

Excellent, that's it then. The earlier SourceForge CVS repository
was converted to Subversion in the 2005 time frame. The conversion
was done with the cvs2svn tool, which would have preserved all
available version history.

All of the original source history from SourceForge is present in
the SVN repository on squeakvm.org now, and nothing has been lost.


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