[etoys-dev] Re: popups

Timothy Falconer timothy at waveplace.com
Mon Aug 24 17:06:40 EDT 2009


I've removed the categories to just your top-level ones, so you can  
update now.

Will these updates fail gracefully in disconnected situations?


On Aug 12, 2009, at 6:11 PM, Scott Wallace wrote:

> On Aug 12, 2009, at 8:12 AM, Timothy Falconer wrote:
>> One quick change if you have time ... can you change the text to  
>> "(optional: click to choose)" instead of (none) and make sure this  
>> appears next to subject, age, region?
> Okay; this is implemented in the next rev of the project-info  
> dialog, herewith attached and also posted to a JIRA ticket just  
> created for this topic:
>  http://jira.immuexa.com/browse/SQ-299
> which is entitled  "modifications to project-info dialog for  
> Showcase."
> ---------
>> Also, change the label from "Age" to "Target age"
> We should use "Target Age" (i.e. both words capitalized) to conform  
> with "Project Name," or else we should use both "Target age" and  
> Project name."  In the attached code, the choice is made to  
> capitalize both words of such two-word field-names, but obviously it  
> would be trivial to make the opposite choice.
> ----------
>> BTW, is the read from the website category code done, or were these  
>> manual lists?
> The code was present in the earlier fileout, but was not yet being  
> invoked automatically.
> The attached fileout now makes the system automatically download the  
> latest category info for "Target Age" and "Subject" from the web- 
> site whenever a project-info dialog is called for.
> -----------
> ....But "Region" codes are *not* (yet) imported from the web site,  
> because the region codes on the web site are still those 241 country  
> codes, which, even if using them were a good idea otherwise, we  
> cannot (without considerable further engineering) present in a  
> reasonable way in Squeak.  So we need a much shorter list.
> So I'm still using a manually-prepared list of nine "fake" region  
> names and region codes for now -- and not overlaying them with the  
> 241 country codes currently on the web site.  Once this gets sorted  
> out (i.e. once we have a reasonable set of region codes on the web  
> site) we can make the further small code change necessary to import  
> the region codes from the web site.
> Cheers,
>  -- Scott
> <projectInfoPopUps-sw.12.cs.gz>
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Timothy Falconer
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