[etoys-dev] Etoys live CD?

Steve Thomas sthomas1 at gosargon.com
Sat May 25 19:11:18 EDT 2013

There is Etoys-to-Go which folks run off a USB.  Which is really nice for
certsin deployments. You can take your USB and run Etoys and your orojects
on a Mac one Day, a PC another and Linux the third.

On May 25, 2013 5:36 PM, "Casey Ransberger" <casey.obrien.r at gmail.com>

> It seems insane that it's so hard to get a Squeak VM installed. Maybe we
> need something like Etoys but geared towards the things IT administrators
> care about and identify with! Especially the word "no."
> I've worked with a lot of IT people who say "security" when what they
> really mean is "it would take work to evaluate the threat model and I don't
> feel like doing it so no."
> One approach I've found which sometimes works is to make everything so
> easy for them that they feel guilty about saying no.
> Has anyone thought of doing an Etoys live CD? There would be nothing to
> install, Etoys can already save projects to other machines, right?
> Just a thought. Doesn't really assuage security concerns, but those are
> mostly B.S. anyway. Does make IT person mostly irrelevant (you wouldn't
> need their help. Just the knowledge of how to enable CD or USB booting and
> access to the reset button, and the live media (CD DVD or thumb drive.)
> If you used a DVD you could probably keep like a million projects on the
> disc too.
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