[etoys-dev] logging into showcase from etoys

Timothy Falconer timothy at squeakland.org
Mon Sep 7 14:45:37 EDT 2009

On Sep 5, 2009, at 3:49 PM, Yoshiki Ohshima wrote:

> At Fri,  4 Sep 2009 18:37:10 -0500 (CDT),
> <kharness at illinois.edu> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Is this logging-into-showcase-from-etoys the set of steps and
>> information any casual user must take before they can upload a
>> project to the showcase? Do you expect children to do this?
>  As Tim wrote, many fields are optional.  But an accnount should be a
> requirement to upload a project to a world visible server.
>  But as I wrote on a ticket on JIRA, this sign up process involves a
> lot of interaction such as when the new user tries to use a
> already-taken name, etc.  Tim sometime ago suggested to launch a
> browser or at least show the URL of the registration page.  We
> probably pursue that direction.

The signup procedure I put in JIRA already checks for an already-taken  

We have other client software that signs up in an identical manner.   
It's really just a matter of rewriting that code.


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