[Pharo-project] SimpleMorphic adoption schedule

Stéphane Ducasse stephane.ducasse at inria.fr
Fri Apr 1 20:55:36 CEST 2011

On Apr 1, 2011, at 1:48 PM, Fernando Olivero wrote:

> HI Tudor,  i guess porting and updating SMx  from the latest version
> in CUIS, would be made around next week.
> This would give us: new Morph kernel, significantly simplified layout,
> basic widgets simplified and unified ( for example only one class for
> buttons) and anti-alised rounded corners for windows and buttons( Juan
> implemented this taking ideas from Morphic3, way better than the OS
> native widgets, just take a look at CUIS ).
> Then
> * Integrating Alain's editor state into the text morphs views
> shouldn't take more than one day.
> ( I believe Glamour only requires up to here).

fernando I do not think so. Glamour needs more.
But we should start and see.
> * When Ben releases Nautilus, we would have to port it to SMx. ( to
> have standard browsers)
> * Polymorph and SMx merge, would take quite a while, depending on the
> amount of people we get involved.
> So i dont know how much would it take to replace entirely Morphic with
> SMx, having all the features of Polymorph also. Highly depends on the
> people involved in this effort.
> But having a simple version of SMx, is feasible within 15 days . and
> then gradually add pieces till we can trash any Old-Morphic
> dependance.
> Fernando
> On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 12:56 PM, Tudor Girba <tudor.girba at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Fernando,
>> These are good news.
>> I am very interested in using this in Glamour. Just one question: What is the expected schedule?
>> Cheers,
>> Doru

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