[squeak-dev] What is the plan for 4.2?

Ian Trudel ian.trudel at gmail.com
Mon Apr 26 04:34:02 UTC 2010

I'd be delighted to have a 4.2 roadmap as well and I believe it would
be beneficial to the entire community.


2010/4/25 Michael Haupt <mhaupt at gmail.com>:
> Dear all,
> my impression is that we've got a gorgeous release with lots of good
> things under and above the hood. So far, I'm happy. :-)
> But there's going to be a Squeak 4.2, right? Now what's going to
> happen to make it happen? What things are intended? Is there even a
> consistent overall idea of what should be achieved for 4.2? Is there
> any idea? A "vision", so to speak?
> I can sense some things, I'd like to have some things. If you ask me,
> personally, I'd love to see Squeak 4.2 as the best documented
> Smalltalk out there. I'd also like to see more native GUI support, a
> JIT compiler, and transparent multicore exploitation. Anyway, I'd like
> to see more tests, and a green bar.
> Eventually, I'd really really love to have a nice and high-level VM
> implementation (both like and unlike PyPy). But that's probably for
> 6.0 or so.
> Now is the time.
> Best,
> Michael


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