[Etoys] Keeping user edited text when using "show code textually"
yoshiki at vpri.org
Thu Mar 19 00:14:22 EDT 2009
At Thu, 19 Mar 2009 03:13:38 +0100,
Bert Freudenberg wrote:
> 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.
Right. It was a fall back from turning to strictly read-only
changes file and other stuff. The good news is the fix is simple and
I somehow happened to do similar thing in another project so I should
just do bring it to the Etoys image.
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