[etoys-dev] popups in project-info

Timothy Falconer timothy at squeakland.org
Mon Aug 31 10:12:32 EDT 2009

On Aug 9, 2009, at 6:49 AM, K. K. Subramaniam wrote:

> On Sunday 09 Aug 2009 12:46:21 am Bert Freudenberg wrote:
>> IMHO "Age" should be "Target Age", and it should cover everybody.  
>> This
>> means we need two more choices: "under 6" and "above 18". And there
>> needs to be a way to select multiple age groups, or at least add an
>> "everyone" choice.
> I would vote for dropping Age and Region for two reasons.
> a) not strictly needed for every project.
> b) ambiguous. Completed age? approximate age? age when the project  
> was started
> or when last updated? does region refer to current location or native
> location?
> These extraneous fields makes the dialog large and may put off young  
> learners.
> Where needed, local teachers can guide the students to add them in  
> tags

We don't want ages in tags, because we'll end up with 500 variations  
of the same thing, making it next to impossible to search for a  
particular age.

See Scratch :)

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