[Pharo-users] Status of XML Support's move to GitHub

Sven Van Caekenberghe sven at stfx.eu
Thu Feb 14 13:43:59 EST 2019



> On 14 Feb 2019, at 19:02, Torsten Bergmann <astares at gmx.de> wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> but Tonel allows to use the package also on Windows platform as Tonel is more compact. Otherwise we will run into long filename git
> trouble again. This would limit it's use.
> 
> A filetree/cypress might make sense for other dialects - but due to the above would it be possibly to have these formats
> as a separate branch and keep the master in Tonel? 

Sure, there is a reason for Tonel, it *is* better, but in this case it might not be the best choice.

> I know this makes it harder in maintaining - but I'm not sure the XML packages changes so often.

No, I don't think they do.

> @Sven: thank for taking action. Can we have a link in the README pointing also to the original STHub Repo?

I did.

> Maybe we should move the canonical project to the more central https://github.com/pharo-contributions like it was 
> done with other repos and add Sven (and others interested) to this team.

Once somebody tries to do a real conversion with history.

> Thanks
> T.
> 
> 
>> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 14. Februar 2019 um 18:08 Uhr
>> Von: "Paul DeBruicker" <pdebruic at gmail.com>
>> An: pharo-users at lists.pharo.org
>> Betreff: Re: [Pharo-users] Status of XML Support's move to GitHub
>> 
>> Hi Sven,
>> 
>> Can we use filetree/cypress for this for now?  IF the intention is for your
>> copy to become the canonical github one at least.   Squeak and GemStone
>> don't yet have tonel and the smalltalkhub/PharoExtras repo is where code is
>> currently loaded from for those platforms.  
>> 
>> 
>> Thanks for giving it some thought.
>> 
>> Paul
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Sven Van Caekenberghe-2 wrote
>>> Hi again,
>>> 
>>>> On 10 Jan 2019, at 16:31, Sven Van Caekenberghe <
>> 
>>> sven@
>> 
>>>> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> Hi,
>>>> 
>>>> What is the status of XML Support's move to GitHub ?
>>>> Many people were pro, has anything been done ?
>>>> It would be very nice.
>>>> 
>>>> Sven
>>> 
>>> I did https://github.com/svenvc/XML-Support-Pharo as a direct copy of the
>>> code from SmalltalkHub to GitHub, Tonel, Pharo and Travis CI.
>>> 
>>> This is just the bare minimum, a proof of concept, with new, much
>>> simplified baselines. It was the last project that I depend on and I
>>> wanted it in GitHub for my own purposes. The default load of XMLParser
>>> includes XMLWriter, the tests and the GT extensions.
>>> 
>>> All 5100+ tests are green. I am using Pharo 7.0.1 64-bit. Code seems to
>>> load reasonably fast.
>>> 
>>> I want to stress that this is not a fork, nor the end of this conversion.
>>> 
>>> I have a lot of respect for this high quality, solid code base and want
>>> this important piece of code to move forward.
>>> 
>>> I hope others will help.
>>> 
>>> Sven
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> --
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>> 
>> 
> 




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