[Squeakland] Re: [Etoys] [Olpc-open] squeaky tales and waveplace
scott.wallace at squeakland.org
Thu Nov 15 21:52:41 PST 2007
The problem with this kind of "wait", and indeed the reason why such a
"wait" tile is not offered in the Viewer already, is that it paralyzes
the rest of Squeak, including the running of all other scripts, for
the duration of the "wait". Thus, it's usually not acceptable within
a multi-player simulation.
On Nov 15, 2007, at 8:17 AM, Luke Gorrie wrote:
> On 15/11/2007, Timothy Falconer <timothy at immuexa.com> wrote:
>> One other request ... a "wait" tile ... with seconds. Could go in
> The screenshot shows how I'm doing that. First drag out a script, then
> 'show code textually', then write Smalltalk and hit Cmd-s.
> World doOneCycle forces Morphic to update and then it won't happen
> again during the delay period. I don't know how to do this differently
> - fortunately this is just what I've needed. :-)
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