Allowing an activity to be launched multiple times in parallel

Benjamin M. Schwartz bmschwar at fas.harvard.edu
Wed Oct 29 20:06:34 EDT 2008


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Carol Hussein Lerche wrote:
> I think this is an example of behavior that should be configurable.  Young
> children are impatient and try to launch activities multiple times when the
> XO exhibits slow response (see the feedback from various field workers,
> including the letter from my daughter the kindergarten teacher last April.)

Please use 8.2.0.  This problem has been resolved in 8.2.0, by making each
Activity launch take over the screen immediately.  In 8.2.0, users can see
immediately that their click was registered, and cannot easily launch
another instance until the current one finishes loading.

- --Ben
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