[etoys-dev] Etoys in Javascript

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Fri May 24 08:30:18 EDT 2013

On 2013-05-24, at 14:22, "Harness, Kathleen" <kharness at illinois.edu> wrote:

> Hi Jecel,
> Let's keep "compatibility with current projects" at the top of our requirements for the changes to Etoys being considered here. I know Bert mentioned this recently and I am very grateful that he values what we have been doing here in Illinois.
> If the library collection of projects on EtoysIllinois will not run in Etoys it would be the end of us. We can not meet again with the hundreds of students who made those projects. 
> The example projects and lesson materials were developed in classrooms and reflect years of experimentation with project ideas that make programming relevant to young children's interests and knowledge. 


would converting the projects be okay? Meaning, suppose the "Javascript Etoys" couldn't read the old project files directly, but there was a way to export a project from Squeak Etoys into another file that could be imported by Javascript Etoys, would that be sufficient?

- Bert -

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