[squeak-dev] Re: SqueakMap soon working in 4.0/4.1!

Randal L. Schwartz merlyn at stonehenge.com
Thu Apr 8 13:13:11 UTC 2010

>>>>> "Stéphane" == Stéphane Rollandin <lecteur at zogotounga.net> writes:

Stéphane> plus, SqueakMap has a functional web front-end that make it
Stéphane> easy to look for existing packages, see what's there and what
Stéphane> it does.

Stéphane> in my experience SqueakSource is very opaque and next to
Stéphane> impossible to navigate: you only have a huge projects list
Stéphane> strangely sorted taking 99 pages, and a list of tags somewhat
Stéphane> more useful but still very clumsy to browse.

Or, to put it another way:

SqueakSource is a building full of offices and luxury condos.

SqueakMap is an address and telephone directory.

You need both.  It'd be silly to get rid of the directory, just as it
would be silly to get rid of the building itself. :)

Put another way yet:

Not everything in SqueakSource is in SqueakMap (some things are
just semi-private repos).

Not everything in SqueakMap is in SqueakSource (many things live on
other repos, because SM is multilinking).

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