[Etoys] Keeping user edited text when using "show code textually"
bert at freudenbergs.de
Wed Mar 18 22:13:38 EDT 2009
On 19.03.2009, at 02:43, Robert Hawley wrote:
> 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?
You are completely right. This was not an intentional change, but got
broken along the way. It's a known bug:
So this is on the to-do list, but is not solved yet.
- Bert -
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