Sharing files among several XO

Bert Freudenberg bert at
Fri Oct 30 19:59:22 EDT 2009

On 30.10.2009, at 09:27, Eben Eliason wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 30, 2009 at 9:11 AM, Bert Freudenberg <bert at 
> > wrote:
>> On 29.10.2009, at 16:23, Hilaire Fernandes wrote:
>>> 2009/10/29 Bert Freudenberg <bert at>:
>>>> On 29.10.2009, at 02:47, Hilaire Fernandes wrote:
>>>>> Under Etoys, If I keep down the mouse button and choose "Save  
>>>>> under
>>>>> another name" (I am not sure about the exact message), and save  
>>>>> the
>>>>> project with another name, then in the journal the previous  
>>>>> instance
>>>>> of the project is replaced with this new one. I will check again
>>>>> tonight.
>>>>> Note: Pay attention I am not just using the Keep button
>>>> Why?!
>>> Because I need it to conduct test and I want to be sure to save
>>> another instance of the project, under another name.
>> No, I meant why you don't simply click the Keep button.
>>> Btw, I can confirm you renaming the project in Etoys toolbar then
>>> saving does not produce another instance everytime.
>> For me it does, every time. Can you write up steps to reproduce the
>> problem?
>>> The modus operendi of the journal does not looks intuitive to me,  
>>> but
>>> well it does not count really as I am not the typical target  
>>> audiance.
>>> Hilaire
>> Be that as it may I still think Etoys should follow the Sugar
>> conventions closely. And as far as I know it does.
>> If clicking the Keep button does not save another copy every time you
>> click it, that's a bug. Mind I'm not talking about the save menu  
>> item,
>> just the Keep button.
> Hi Bert,
> It sounds like Etoys is behaving appropriately.
> However, perhaps part of the solution is just in naming this other
> feature that causing confusion. What does it do exactly? Perhaps
> "save" isn't the right term for it. Also, I understand uploading to
> Squeakland, but how does "save to a file" differ from Keep?
> Eben

It saves to a file, not to the Journal.

- Bert -

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