[Pharo-dev] smalltalkhub is down

kilon alios kilon.alios at gmail.com
Sat Nov 2 09:21:20 EDT 2013

and its alive again !

If anyone cares about my personal opinion, and I hope not many people do ,
I think it would be better for Pharoers to embrace Github. Not because
smalltalkhub is more prone to crashes , not because it has much less
features, but because of the amount of exposer it can give to our

I think that if more and more Github users, and there are tons of them out
there, starting seeing Pharo project popping around like mushrooms , they
may ask the question "What the hell is Pharo" and maybe just maybe this
bring more people to our side that may try Pharo , love it and want to help
us make it more awesome.

So if we could make committing to Gihub as convenient as committing to
 Smalltalkhub then its a matter of porting projects to it. Imagine what
would happen if one of those great smalltalkhub projects became the project
of the month for Github.

On Sat, Nov 2, 2013 at 1:36 PM, Sven Van Caekenberghe <sven at stfx.eu> wrote:

> On 02 Nov 2013, at 12:23, Johan Brichau <johan at inceptive.be> wrote:
> >
> >> On 02 Nov 2013, at 05:51, Marcus Denker <marcus.denker at inria.fr> wrote:
> >>
> >> Something is fundamentally wrong here.
> >
> > Yes. And it is hurting the trust people have in smalltalkhub. This is
> not the way to promote the community either.
> >
> > I hope there are at least monitoring and auto-restart services running!
> >
> > Johan
> I suspect that the problem is that a database (Mongo DB) is involved so
> that before each (potentially automatic) restart a human has to make sure
> that the database is not corrupt. If the application/webapp and the DB are
> really very well separated then that should be less of a problem.
> That being said, the situation should definitively be improved ;-)
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