[Pharo-project] Thinking about Pharo distribution

Stéphane Ducasse stephane.ducasse at inria.fr
Tue Sep 16 03:19:36 EDT 2008


I agree. Now we can also late bound core boundary. :)
I really believe that we should learn.
If tomorrow somebody come up with a really nice integration of the  
package then it can be really core.

Stef

On Sep 16, 2008, at 9:02 AM, Adrian Lienhard wrote:

> Stef, maybe you misunderstood me. I don't argue against putting it  
> into core...
> But I think it does not make a lot of sense in dev. Only if it is in  
> core, methods like #match: can use it.
>
> Adrian
>
>
> On Sep 16, 2008, at 08:54 , Stéphane Ducasse wrote:
>
>> No this is something else.
>> Look at all the crap in match: and other. I do not think that regex  
>> is so large that it is a problem.
>> There are so much other totally ***useless** things in the image  
>> that something useful would be really good.
>> What we can do: is give it a try we do not have to be perfect the  
>> first time.
>> Having a vision and path to achieve it should not hamper us to try  
>> and learn. Look at the use of MC :)
>>
>> Stef
>>
>>
>>>
>>> On Sep 16, 2008, at 07:13 , Damien Cassou wrote:
>>>
>>>> On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 9:45 PM, Adrian Lienhard  
>>>> <adi at netstyle.ch> wrote:
>>>>> I agree that we should make it clear what to start with  
>>>>> (obviously the dev
>>>>> distribution).
>>>>> The list of packages seems ok to me, except for Regex.
>>>>
>>>> What is your problem with Regex?
>>>
>>> I think it should either be in core (as Marcus argues) or in no  
>>> distro. The reason is that this is not a development tool but will  
>>> be used as a library. Then if you deploy using the core distro,  
>>> you have to load it anyway. And if we start to add Regex, why not  
>>> also adding an XML parser? and package XYZ? So we end up  
>>> accumulating libraries that blow up the image even if they are  
>>> used only by few people. I'd like to control myself, which  
>>> packages to make part of the application.
>>>
>>> Adrian
>>>
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