[Glass] Develop Gemstone web server app in VW but deploy in Pharo?

Norm Green norm.green at gemtalksystems.com
Fri Apr 25 09:51:20 PDT 2014

Hi Frank,

The new GLASS licensing model will be announced at the end of this 
month. I will email you a sneak preview.  We hope it feels better than 
the IRS ;-)

I will defer comments on your architecture to other more seasoned GLASS 

Best regards,

Norm Green
GemTalk Systems

On 4/25/14, 9:44, FrankB wrote:
> Hello,
> I am evaluating how to develop a new and very complex web server application
> for a potential mass-market using Gemstone.
> Most of the application code does already exist in VW5 (several man years)
> using a RDBMS for storage. This caused great performance problems and was
> the show killer.
> We are having a VW7 license and we consider using VW7 for development but we
> are not willing to accept Cincom's insane slavery-like licensing conditions
> where they profit from our revenues and confiscate about half of our
> profits. That is worse than the tax office / IRS.
> Moving all our development tools to Pharo would require far too much work
> and delay.
> This is why the idea came up to use VW7 with Gemstone purely for development
> and Pharo with Gemstone for deployment.
> What is your opinion?
> Is that feasible?
> Can the porting process of the app code be made (almost) automatic?
> Has it been done?
> Thank you very much for any comment.
> Regards
> FrankB
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