[etoys-dev] [SoaS] Etoys in Sugar was: SoaS v10 testing and a few minor issues with 0.100

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Tue Nov 19 15:19:15 EST 2013

On 19.11.2013, at 12:07, Frederick Grose <fgrose at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 19, 2013 at 12:39 PM, Peter Robinson <pbrobinson at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 19, 2013 at 5:33 PM, Gonzalo Odiard <gonzalo at laptop.org> wrote:
> >> >
> >> > - The "eToys" activity (version 116) does not start properly
> >> >   then displays
> >> >   « cannot find image file: squeak, did you run 'inisqueak-m' ? »
> This was ticketed here,
> https://bugs.sugarlabs.org/ticket/4415

Ah. I even commented on that, apparently :)

> >>
> >> The eToys developers are basically unresponsive, I'm in two minds
> >> whether we even bother to ship it because they can't be bothered doing
> >> things like updating to the latest sugar by migrating away from
> >> sugar-presence-service/ which was deprecated a long time ago.

This is a rather non-trivial change to Etoys, whereas keeping the sugar-presence-service emulation around is pretty trivial.

Yes it would be good to do it, no I have not had the time. Nor someone else.

But made Etoys work even if the emulated presence service is not around. So everything except collaborating should work fine.

> > But this looks like a different problem, right?


- Bert -

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