[etoys-dev] Re: [squeak-dev] Re: Brand new Ubuntu experience with
peace_the_dreamer at yahoo.com
Thu May 13 21:34:53 EDT 2010
Forgot to copy this to etoys-dev. Now correcting oversight. --Jer
--- On Thu, 5/13/10, Jerome Peace <peace_the_dreamer at yahoo.com> wrote:
> From: Jerome Peace <peace_the_dreamer at yahoo.com>
> Subject: Re: [etoys-dev] Re: [squeak-dev] Re: Brand new Ubuntu experience with etoys
> To: "Bert Freudenberg" <bert at freudenbergs.de>
> Date: Thursday, May 13, 2010, 9:33 PM
> Hi Bert,
> Thanks for your responses. Particularly this one.
> > > - Bert -
> > Actually, I just updated Etoys-To-Go. If you download
> > again and execute Contents/Linux-i686/npetoysregister
> > something along the lines I described above should
> > automagically ...
> Heh heh. That's more like it. Dreamers tend to be lazy.*
> > I don't think we should recommend this method of
> > the browser plugin, but for some desperate Linux users
> > might be an option.
> Well, let me think. I don't understand why you are not
> recommending Etoys-to-Go for plugin duty. Compared to what?
> The way I figure it. Projects can be made and saved from
> any image. Development, deployment, etc. If downloaded they
> can be loaded into different images by simply drag and drop
> methods and maybe answering a polite question presented in
> the form of a menu.
> My supposition is with a useful hook consisting of no more
> than a single symbolic link in a home directory I should be
> able to direct a firefox plugin to use a squeakvm and squeak
> image of my choice. Then in different contexts I could test
> a project with a development image or test it with a
> deployment image.
> My curiosities other wonderment is:
> Why can't I use a helper application to open a project in a
> squeak or etoys enviornment? In other words have something
> somewhere called say etoyshelper. Which I could designate to
> be used to open files of mime-type
> blah-blah-etoys/x-blah-blah-etoys-project (or some such).
> Then when I come across such a thing firefox will ask me if
> I want to open with the helper app or save the file.
> The helper file would have someway of knowing or being told
> how to choose image and vm to go with it and then load the
> And while I'm dreaming I want a nice splash screen to show
> while the file is loading. Something that promotes the good
> work of Squeakland.
> Yours in curiosity and service, --Jerome Peace
> > - Bert -
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