[Etoys] Build 537

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Fri Jul 27 13:10:35 EDT 2007

On Jul 26, 2007, at 22:55 , Bert Freudenberg wrote:

> The new etoys package is in builds starting at 537, please test
> thoroughly. In particular downloading projects and running them, and
> saving and loading projects from journal.
> I'm not sure if the Sugar fix for resuming went into this build, if
> not, you could apply it manually:
> 	http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/2477
> Hopefully everything works and we can leave it at that for Trial-2.
> I'm a bit concerned about the UI which may be confusing to kids. To
> fit better with Sugar, we might want to remove the "load" button, and
> possibly the "prev" button, too (at least for "user-made" projects).
> At least load and save should not show the normal file directories
> but only the journal, and save actually could skip the directory
> choosing dialog completely.
> If we change the buttons, we might also update them to use the new
> icons (the design was changed this week to have gray outlines with
> white fill). Also the share button should change its appearance once
> shared ... guess that will have to wait, we need a better idea for
> sharing for trial-3 anyway.

Anyone objecting to removing/disabling the load button if we run in  
Sugar (that is, "SugarLauncher isRunningInSugar" is true)?

And for not showing a file dialog but always keeping in Journal if we  
run in Sugar?

If not, could Yoshiki or whoever used to fix the toolbar do this and  
push an update?

- Bert -

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