welcome to the The Weekly Squeak Summary, a weekly report on what's
going on in the world of Squeak based on the Weekly Squeak blog.
Highlights of the week:
For their bi-weekly meetings, the Squeak Foundation board are calling
for agenda item suggestions . Suggestions can be made on a
dedicated web page.
David Griswold has called for a common Smalltalk VM summit . Will
this be successful? In any case, it is a cause of lively discussions
on Squeak and Strongtalk mailing lists. Apparently, what is needed
most now is that experienced C++ hackers with some VM background
invest some effort.
Aside from VM hacking (but nevertheless causally connected), Exupery
is an important point of interest. Based on an interview with its
creator Bryce Kampjes, the 1.0 version of an Exupery FAQ has been
published as a news item, and some detailed information on Exupery has
been given on Squeak-dev [5,7].
Squeak is going portable! It runs on the Nokia 770, and Aaron Reichow
has posted some experience reports .
The crypto code in Squeak is heading for certification. The Squeak
Cryptography Team now has a Certification Validation Officer, Krishna
Sankar, who is taking care of this .
CONGRATULATIONS to Seaside and its creators for 200,000 downloads
! This does not include VisualWorks-related downloads, mark you.
Finally, the second release candidate for the 3.9 image is out and
available for testing .
Last week's news items:
 New Releases in the Squeak world
 Spoon progress report - October 3rd 2006
 A call for suggestions for the Foundation Board meetings' agenda items
 Common Smalltalk VM Summit
 Exupery FAQ 1.0
 Squeak startup process, explained
 More info on Exupery
 The NewCompiler project
 Squeak Foundation Board meeting notes - October 4th, 2006
 Alternative URL for The Weekly Squeak
 Latest announcements in the Squeak world
 September team reports
 Using Squeak on the Nokia 770
 An explaination of continuations
 Squeak's Path To Security
 CurlPlugin - call for testing
 Squeaksource.com down on Friday
 200,000 dowloads for Seaside
 Squeak 3.9 RC2
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