[Vm-dev] Re: Squeak 5 Image Segment Work [was [squeak-dev] [ANN] Squeak 5]

karl ramberg karlramberg at gmail.com
Thu Aug 20 08:36:37 UTC 2015

If Fuel is easier to port to Spur I think it could be worth taking a look
at using it for project loading instead of image segment.


On Thursday, August 20, 2015, David T. Lewis <lewis at mail.msen.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Aug 19, 2015 at 10:31:00PM -0300, Mariano Martinez Peck wrote:
> >
> > Hi guys,
> >
> > As part of my PhD thesis I did take a deep look to ImageSegment before
> > starting with Fuel. I wrote a journal paper about my experiments with
> > ImageSegment which I thinks provides quite a documentation that is not
> > written anywhere. Hope it helps:
> >
> http://rmod.lille.inria.fr/archives/papers/Mart11c-COMLAN-ObjectSwapping.pdf
> Hi Mariano,
> Thanks for the reference to your ObjectSwapping.pdf paper. I think that it
> provides a very helpful overview.
> As an aside, we hold regular meetings of the Squeak oversight board, which
> as you might expect sometimes diverge into discussion of technical issues
> of
> one sort or another. In discussion earlier today, Eliot referred to your
> Fuel
> implementation as "Parcels done right" and I agreed that I think it may
> help
> with implementing image segments on new image formats (Spur, 32/64 bit
> images).
> Personally, I like Fuel because it is easy to read and understand.
> I would encourage folks to read the ObjectSwapping paper and also to
> consider
> helping with implementation of image segments on Spur images. Mariano's
> paper
> provides good documentation on the topic.
> Dave
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