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Re: Is GNU Smalltalk dead?

From: Holger Freyther
Subject: Re: Is GNU Smalltalk dead?
Date: Sun, 14 Nov 2021 14:18:51 +0800

Indeed. We should promote 3.2.91 to 3.3.0 and cope with VisualGST being 
slightly broken (it's based on GTK+ 2.0 anyway). Let me aim to do this before 
the end of the year.


> On 14. Nov 2021, at 09:11, bill-auger <> wrote:
> FWIW, the history of smalltralk is lined with arguments such that
> it is an evolutionary dead-end, - the rationales have shifted
> drastically and continuously over the years; but guess what,
> smalltalk is still here and still evolving
> WRT GNU smalltalk, those distros with a broken GST are using the
> most recent release; but it has bit-rot, and requires some
> routine maintenance upstream - the team should consider
> promoting 3.2.91 to a release, before GNU smalltalk gets removed
> from debian, for example - arch has been packaging 3.2.91 for
> years

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