[Etoys] Opening a mp3 file
bert at freudenbergs.de
Wed Mar 18 14:56:51 EDT 2009
On 18.03.2009, at 18:51, luis ACEVEDO wrote:
> Recently in the OLPC Sur list has appeared a problem with
> Etoys. When updating the version of Sugar (with a new Etoys vertion)
> this has ceased to play mp3 files.
Yes. MP3 is patented and must be licensed, that's why OLPC made us
take out the support for this.
> This is confusing and frustrating for most teachers as having
> learned how to use successfully Etoys for to play mp3 files in the
> Sugar build 656.
I thought that in the new OS version, mp3 playing would be handled not
by Etoys but by a different activity. I copied some people who might
know more about this on this message.
> Is there any way to restore this functionality in the new version?
- Bert -
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