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

Yoshiki Ohshima yoshiki at vpri.org
Fri Feb 22 13:56:47 EST 2008

> > ... if we should start with a screen with clouds or a blank screen?)
> > but the code should be almost in good shape.
> I prefer the plain screen (say chalkboard green) for World. A plain screen 
> drives home the point that Squeak is a medium like board/chalk, canvas/brush 
> and paper/pencil. The clouds and car look nice in a demo but get in the way 
> when a chlid starts exploring the world.

  Thank you for the input, Subbu.  Yes, we say something like this
("This is *your* new world.  Make your own things!"), but the downside
is that many teachers want to see something to explain from the
beginning.  At this point, we probably go with clouds.

-- Yoshiki

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