[etoys-dev] What about shipping DrGeo in Etoys?

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Fri Sep 4 10:02:42 EDT 2009

On 04.09.2009, at 15:27, Timothy Falconer wrote:

> On Sep 4, 2009, at 6:37 AM, Bert Freudenberg wrote:
>> On 31.08.2009, at 18:52, Yoshiki Ohshima wrote:
>>> Timing wise, I think that the inclusion should happen right after
>>> the "September release".  What do others think?
>> The education team has just given their okay to include it:
>> http://wiki.squeakland.org/display/sq/2009/09/03/education+team+meeting+September%2C+3
>> What I remember of the DrGeo code is that it is a clear add-on and  
>> should not interfere with the rest. So it should be fairly safe to  
>> include even at this point, provided it happens really soon and  
>> gets at least some testing.
>> Hilaire, you would have to prepare a change set we can push to the  
>> update stream, very soon. Please attach it to the ticket I created  
>> (couldn't find a previous one):
>> http://tracker.squeakland.org/browse/SQ-324
> One question that wasn't resolved during the ed meeting was, where  
> should we put it?
> The general consensus was to put it in "Basic" in the object  
> catalogue, since "Particles" was there.

Not a good idea.

> Some disagreement about what the word basic meant:
> basic = general ?
> basic = easy ?
> basic = fundamental ?

Simple and fundamental, that's what I'd put in Basic, yes.

> basic = I can't figure where else to put it ?

I guess that might have been the case with Kedama.

> We might think of another category for both Kedama & Dr Geo and  
> future "deep stuff".

Agreed. I'd propose "Advanced" but I think categories are sorted  
alphabetically ...

- Bert -

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