[Etoys] quitting from etoys

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu at tomeuvizoso.net
Thu Apr 10 12:14:32 EDT 2008

On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 5:17 PM, Eben Eliason <eben at laptop.org> wrote:
> >  >  A nice compromise (besides obviously speeding up the saving) may be to
>  >  >  hide the saving - just close the window so it looks like Etoys was
>  >  >  stopped, but continue to save in the background. We could even display
>  >  >  the progress of this in the Journal, just like Browse does while
>  >  >  downloading.
>  >
>  >  Yes, that seems like an excellent idea.
>  Yes, this is definitely a direction worth exploring further. When
>  designing the "in progress" visual for Journal entries, it was
>  definitely my intent to support save operations in addition to
>  downloads and copies (https://dev.laptop.org/ticket/2555#comment:1). I
>  have also reported a bug on the time taken to stop activities in
>  general, arguing myself that it's the perceived speed that really
>  matters in this case, and stopping an activity should feel
>  instantaneous (https://dev.laptop.org/ticket/2523).  Feel free to add
>  comments to either of these tickets; I'd really like to make this
>  approach common practice.

Yes, do you need any help to make that happen in etoys?


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