[Etoys] Welcome project fills up trash
karl.ramberg at chello.se
Sun Nov 12 15:05:14 EST 2006
Alan Kay skrev:
> Hi Bert and Yoshiki --
> The Trash Can has not been objectified into Etoys (grumble), nor is
> there a "do menu item" for this (mumble), but the Squeak to empty it is:
> Utilities emptyScrapsBook
> And this could be put in the (textualized) script of the polygon arrow
> button which is the last thing that the replay finger touches.
I have missed a place to throw away stuff from scripts and have
implemented them my self several times,
for example if I make bullets or multiple copies of players, they can be
hard to get rid of.
Couldn't the trash be a special holder that get's cleaned from time to
> At 09:21 AM 11/12/2006, Yoshiki Ohshima wrote:
>> > when letting your Welcome project run for a while, in each iteration
>> > a new copy of the painted car is added to the trash. If someone would
>> > let run this for a longer period, which is not unreasonable for demo
>> > purposes, we might run out of memory ...
>> On the other hand, I have been doing exactly that over OOPSLA period
>> and it was working. It should survive a few days time period.
>> -- Yoshiki
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