[squeakland] Fwd: [sq-education] Attn: Bert Fruendenberg
hilaire.fernandes at edu.ge.ch
Mon Oct 26 15:52:50 EDT 2009
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I have investigate a bit more about sharing whole Etoys projects between XOs.
I must confess it was a big disappointment when I realized sharing a
file among XO is not even a basic functionality. It really sound odd
when you considerer all the arguments produced around the mesh network
(it really recalls me the eBook reader software situation with its
Anyway, I have just tried Distribute activity on latest updated XO,
but this activity behavior is unreliable, I was once able to share a
project, but I can't reproduce it.
2009/10/26 Hilaire Fernandes <hilaire at ofset.org>:
> Hello John,
> I am concerned with the same problem, as I would like to use several
> XO and be able to share Etoys projects from one to another one through
> the Mesh network.
> So far from Etoys, it is reasonnably easy to share one object from one
> XO to another XO through Etoys.
> However, I have not found how you can share a whole project from one
> XO to another one:
> droping a project frame from one XO to another one lead to an error
> when yzou try to access the shared project (an error message pop up
> like "server unknow")
> AFAIK, shareing document from the Journal is not possible.
> I am also interested about any knowledge you may gain about shareing
> through the mesh network.
> 2009/10/25 <JohnStout at aol.com>:
>> I am looking for someone with experience using two or more XOs in mesh mode.
>> Our project is centered on OX laptops and the unique connection between them
>> via Mesh Network 1, 6 or 11. Have you done this?
>> If we don't have to depend on Internet connections and working with servers,
>> a classroom of students can have the same image on their screen, then all
>> the students can learn by teaching, actively assisting other learners and
>> thereby liberating the teacher to focus her experience and expertise where
>> it is most needed in the classroom. The point is independence from the
>> Internet, contrary to Intel’s Classmate computer.
>> John Stout (a new member of the Squeakland ed group)
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