[Etoys] squeak bump #2 ... where did my work go?!?

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Fri Oct 5 03:58:22 EDT 2007

On Oct 5, 2007, at 5:26 , Yoshiki Ohshima wrote:

>   Hi, Tim,
>> Okay, I understand the XO Journal thing better (though I might not
>> personally agree with it :)
>   Current implementation is missing some important features and hard
> to use.  The fundamental idea can be great, I think.  (Alan mentioned
> that Engelbert's NLS had the idea, too.)  Hierarachical file system is
> some implementation detail to be hidden and being able to keep all
> versions (which is missing from current Journal) would be great.
>> This still begs the question ... how does the non-XO world open a
>> project.   Dragging and dropping from the file system means that
>> people need to know how to find their files :)
>> Is it possible to show a "load" menu icon when the image is being run
>> on a non-XO?
>   Yes, this is the idea.  on a non-XO environment, we will show
> conventional file dialog.  If you trace back the code for a few month,
> you'll see that we used to show "conventional" (though redesigned)
> file dialog.

As I wrote previously, use the classic navigator outside OLPC.

Press Alt-Shift-W to bring up the world menu (I really think we  
should not hide this as much). Pin it down using the top-right button  
for further use.

Select "flaps..." - "destroy all shared flaps", then "install classic  
etoy flaps".

- Bert -

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