[Pharo-dev] Build process of Pharo image

Marcus Denker marcus.denker at inria.fr
Sat Apr 5 07:16:24 EDT 2014

On 05 Apr 2014, at 13:08, Hilaire Fernandes <hilaire.fernandes at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> I have a question regarding the way the Pharo image is technically and
> socially built.
> One of the Pharo aim is to be a small and clean environment one can use
> to develop and build dedicated application.
> Dedicated tools as Metacello and Gofer are developed for this purpose.
> Many architecture and dev tools are developed and replacing the old
> ones: spec, nautillus, etc.
> Now from the my peripheral point of view, it looks like these tools are
> carved in the image, breaking the idea of a small and clean core image;
> making difficult to build dedicated application image.
> My question: why those tools were not developed to be loadable in a Pharo?

Time. The secret is that in the end only those things are done that are done.


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