[etoys-dev] Etoys networking
bert at freudenbergs.de
Thu Sep 20 13:13:13 EDT 2012
On 2012-09-20, at 18:47, Edward Mokurai Cherlin <mokurai at sugarlabs.org> wrote:
> On Thu, September 20, 2012 12:42 pm, Bert Freudenberg wrote:
>> On 2012-09-20, at 18:27, Edward Mokurai Cherlin <mokurai at sugarlabs.org>
>>> On Thu, September 20, 2012 7:56 am, Bert Freudenberg wrote:
>>>> On 2012-09-19, at 19:24, karl ramberg <karlramberg at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> On Wed, Sep 19, 2012 at 5:20 PM, Edward Mokurai Cherlin
>>>>> <mokurai at sugarlabs.org> wrote:
>>>>> These are all of a etoys networking experiment.
>>>>> I do not think they are of much use to students unless they are
>>>>> enhanced quite a bit
>>>> They are used in Sugar for collaboration. On other platforms they are
>>>> hard to use in a classroom, agreed, because you have to type in IP
>>>> addresses manually. It would need some equivalent of Sugar's "presence
>>>> service" to easily connect to peers.
>>> The conclusion seems to be that they should not be exposed in the
>>> Object Catalog. Is that right? Can we hide them?
>> They are already hidden, since they do not appear in any category.
> They are not hidden. They appear in the alphabetical listing, where
> every devoted and systematic discoverer will come upon them and be
Bafflement is a good trigger for learning, right? ;)
If something is not in any category, we consider it hidden.
- Bert -
> Can't help it. I'm a born lever-puller.
> Ringo, Yellow Submarine
>>> May I put your comment in the manual as an explanation of why there is
>>> no explanation of these objects? ^_^
>> Or an explanation how they work.
> That would be fine, if I had one, or if somebody who did volunteered
> to write it.
>> But mentioning them is a good idea, since
>> people may stumble upon them like you did.
>> - Bert -
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