[Pharo-project] squeaksource is down - a different perspective

Stéphane Ducasse stephane.ducasse at inria.fr
Wed Apr 27 19:23:52 CEST 2011

>> squeaksource.com is down a lot. People get frustrated at times.
> Yes, and unfortunately it looks like people love to be frustrated.
> Otherwise people would give Tobias more feedback on SqueakSource3 (see [1]) which IMHO could overtake the job in the future and replace the 
> problematic image?

I do not know.
Do SS3 has a migration process?
How easy is it to install on an old machine?
Does gemstone run on a old mac g3? 
Should we install glass?
I do not know. 

You see nothing looks simple when we want to do it.

> Or is the outage a traffic problem and may
> happen with SS3 too?
> Is the (daily?) restart the only option we have or is a migration
> to a newer SS version possible? 

No idea.
Do you know?

> And yes - SmalltalkHub is on the way, but we still dont know
> how well it fits our needs/works/scales. Yes, this sounds negative but
> I think it can replace Squeaksource only in a long term... 

we will see and learn.

> Bye
> T. 
> [1] http://lists.gforge.inria.fr/pipermail/pharo-project/2011-April/047780.html 
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