[Etoys] A new experimental version of OLPC image for non-XOenvironments

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Mon Feb 18 15:28:48 EST 2008

This certainly is the "3 button mouse" VM setting (from the F2 menu).

For Etoys, having the halo available immediately is rather useful,  
whereas context menus are almost unused. So that is why this setting  
is used.

- Bert -

On Feb 18, 2008, at 20:28 , Dreyfuss Pierre-André (EDU) wrote:

> Hi,
> If I start just clicking on the image, that to say the squeak.exe  
> VM, things are working fine and right button give the menu for  
> sorting but if I drop the image on the etoy.exe, the right button  
> is giving halo.
> regards
> -------- Message d'origine--------
> De: squeakland-bounces at squeakland.org de la part de Yoshiki Ohshima
> Date: lun. 18/02/2008 07:30
> À: squeakland; etoys at lists.laptop.org
> Objet : [Squeakland] A new experimental version of OLPC image for  
> non-XOenvironments
>   Hello,
>   While ago, we made an experimental version of Etoys image based on
> the OLPC code base but for non-XO environments.  We made another
> iteration of it and upload it to:
> http://tinlizzie.org/olpc/OLPC-Etoys080211.zip
>   The image is based on the latest Etoys image, the suggestions from
> Subbu about fonts and README wordings are incorporated, and OggPlugin
> is included.  We may still change the initial screen (what do you
> think if we should start with a screen with clouds or a blank screen?)
> but the code should be almost in good shape.
>   Hopefully, this will be the basis for the new version of Squeakland.
>   For non-English version, the translation need to catch up as we have
> been changing code in the image, but we can't wait for translations
> too long.  The current plan is that the packages for other languages
> are made gradually, and in one way or another (replace the file on the
> squeakland.org or make a web server dedicated for different language
> community and put the package for it on the server) they will be
> accessible to the user.
> -- Yoshiki
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