[etoys-dev] Etoys on portableapps

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Sun Sep 12 06:15:52 EDT 2010

On 12.09.2010, at 11:14, K. K. Subramaniam wrote:

> On Sunday 12 Sep 2010 1:06:59 pm Bert Freudenberg wrote:
>>> Has anyone considered packaging Etoys on Windows as a portableapp and 
>>> registering it at portableapps.com for wider access?
>> Why don't you just submit Etoys-To-Go?
> Etoys to go does not use PAF launcher/installer yet. We have a portable 
> launcher script for Linux, but none for Wintel at present.

Huh? You just double-click the exe, no need for a separate launcher. What's wrong with that?

Etoys-To-Go works as is, right now, under Windows, Mac OS, and Linux.

- Bert -

>  I hardly ever use 
> Wintel but many schools and students use a mix of Linux and Wintel.
> Whosoever builds the release exe for Wintel can take a look at PortableApps 
> and see if its installer and launcher.ini can be used instead of the current 
> standalone installer. A PAF installer can install Etoys into fixed drives as 
> easily as on a removable drive. So Etoys-To-Go can be merged into Etoys and 
> registered in http://portableapps.com/apps
> Subbu

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