[Pharo-project] About not using full Pharo

Damien Cassou damien.cassou at gmail.com
Mon Jun 20 04:47:45 EDT 2011

On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 6:20 AM, Yanni Chiu <yanni at rogers.com> wrote:
> My image was always built from PharoCore. It was done this way before
> PharoDev existed, and I saw no reason to change.
> I thought people were supposed to build their own image (tailored to their
> needs). IIRC, PharoDev was initially provided as a convenience for those
> that wanted such an artifact.
> The concept of PharoDev evolved - I recall discussion about the "branding"
> of PharoDev as Pharo, and relegating PharoCore to the role of build process
> artifact. The discussion did not raise any flags for me, until now, when the
> discussion has turned to "eliminating" PharoCore.
> I've never mentioned this before because I never thought I was doing
> anything wrong by building my own image from PharoCore.

You didn't do anything wrong :-). As Mariano pointed out, the process
became so simple that everyone can now build his own images. I was
asking because if a lot of you don't like one package or always add
the same packages, we should know it to improve Pharo so that it suits
most people.

Damien Cassou

"Lambdas are relegated to relative obscurity until Java makes them
popular by not having them." James Iry

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