[Etoys] Keeping user edited text when using "show code textually"

Robert Hawley rhawley at plymouth.ac.uk
Wed Mar 18 21:43:08 EDT 2009

I note that Etoys does not behave the same as Squeak's etoys in that,  
when selecting the "show code textually" option and editing the code,  
any user defined variable names are replaced by system generated names  
(t1 t2 t3 etc.).

I see no gain in this behaviour - and it makes it harder to show  
people the relationship between tiles and real smalltalk code.  If  
etoys is to lead to higher level teaching, this kind of restriction is  
not going to help!  Can we revert to maintaining the text in the form  
typed by the user?



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