[etoys-dev] Etoys on portableapps

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Sun Sep 12 08:06:24 EDT 2010

On 12.09.2010, at 13:59, K. K. Subramaniam wrote:

> On Sunday 12 Sep 2010 3:45:52 pm Bert Freudenberg 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?
> It is not about Etoys per se but its integration with other portable apps like 
> Celestia, Stellarium, Inkscape, OpenOffice etc that would be useful in schools 
> or community colleges. PA has served more than 100m downloads so far so the 
> exposure wouldn't hurt ;-)

Sure, go ahead and submit it. I was just objecting to you writing "We have a portable 
launcher script for Linux, but none for Wintel at present" which is not true.

> Also see below for a walkthru
> http://simplehelp.net/2008/05/06/how-to-set-up-and-use-portableapps-on-your-
> usb-thumb-drive/
> Subbu

I don't intend to get involved with Windows development any time soon ;)

- Bert -

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