[Etoys] Opening .pr error

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Wed Jul 25 19:03:27 EDT 2007

> "Etoys-41.xo" should work on B2 with 406.

well ... if you want to use an old build like 406 and just update the  
etoys rpm, that's when you need the Etoys-41.xo bundle. Upgrade the  
rpm and install the bundle.

- Bert -

On Jul 25, 2007, at 23:48 , Yoshiki Ohshima wrote:

>   Tibi,
>   Etoys which is being developed gets some new features and new kind
> of objects now and then.  That certainly happens (many times) since
> build 406 and build 500 something.  Usually, a project can be carried
> over to a newer version from an older version, but the opposite
> direction is not guaranteed at all.
>   I would like to take a look at your project and what new object is
> getting in your way.  There is a case by case solution for this
> problem.  I really don't see real benefit to provide complete solution
> for migrating a project from newer version to an older, but I may be
> able to help in some cases.
>   If your colleague has B2, I was told that "Etoys-41.xo" should work
> on B2 with 406.  You can just update the Etoys activity and hopefully
> your project would load into it.
> -- Yoshiki
> At Tue, 24 Jul 2007 10:20:12 +0300,
> Tibi wrote:
>> [1  <multipart/alternative (7bit)>]
>> [1.1  <text/plain; ISO-8859-1 (7bit)>]
>> [1.2  <text/html; ISO-8859-1 (7bit)>]
>> Hello, everyone!
>> Me and a colleague of mine were building a lesson (for children)  
>> in Etoys. She sent me the project and I successfully
>> opened and edited it. I sent her my changes and she told me she  
>> couldn't open it. I tried on my OLPC laptop (B2, C18, XO
>> 502) and it worked. Then I reinstalled XO 406 stable version on my  
>> laptop and retried to open; this time I coulnd't open
>> the project.
>> I made the changes on my PC running squeak with the latest  
>> etoys.image provided. She has XO 406 and I reinstalled it
>> too. On this system it doesn't even open. Aren't .pr files  
>> portable between (let's say..) different versions of Squeak/
>> Etoys?
>> Please help me. What do I have to do so children can have this  
>> kind of problem? Is there a method I can convert my .pr
>> to one specfic to an older version of Etoys, present in the XO 406  
>> system?
>> Thank you in advance.
>> tb
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