[squeakland] File error on open and sound reverb problem again

Mike Lee curiouslee at gmail.com
Fri Oct 21 02:25:12 EDT 2011


Karl,

Good to hear of the fix. If reverb is turned off in 4.2, or if I
change it in the world Halo as Steve suggests, should we expert that
the setting will be honored on prior versions--even if the file is
changed and resaved?

Mike

On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 2:20 AM, karl ramberg <karlramberg at gmail.com> wrote:
> I fixed an issue with reverb i that is included in Etoys 4.2.
> SoundPlayer initializes everytime it is started and the reverb is set
> to true every time.
>
> Karl
>
>
> On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 5:51 AM, Mike Lee <curiouslee at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> The Lubuto Library Project to develop 700 Etoys lessons in Zambia is
>> finally nearing completion after a year of work by teachers and
>> students in Lusaka. There are 100 lessons in 7 Zambian languages plus
>> 700 sound files that have to be associated with a button in the files.
>>
>> Now we have have enlisted a group of Washington, D.C.-area volunteers
>> from the Special Libraries Association to help with a final finishing
>> pass at the files.
>>
>> Though all the files were authored on OLPC XO laptops in Sugar using
>> Etoys 3.x, we wish to do the final production on Etoys 4.1 on Mac and
>> PC depending on what the volunteer has. The finished files need to
>> open and function properly on Etoys 3.x and 4.x on all platforms.
>>
>> I have some initial questions regarding some problems working with the
>> files across different versions of  Etoys.
>>
>> 1) When I double-click to open the files from Zambia on Etoys 4.1 Mac,
>> I get an error message that prevents the file from loading and makes
>> it impossible to close Etoys without a force quit. I have seen this
>> error before when I open older project files on new builds of Etoys on
>> the XO. On Eotys 4.1 Mac, I can open the file from with Etoys. Here is
>> a screen shot:
>>
>> http://www.flickr.com/photos/curiouslee/6265581802/in/photostream
>>
>> And here is a sample file on Dropbox:
>>
>> http://dl.dropbox.com/u/16590498/Citonga%201%20Afabeti%201.003.pr
>>
>> 2) The sound reverb problem persists. Opening up the Etoys 4.1 Score
>> Player in the files authored in Etoys 3.x and clicking the Disable
>> Reverb button doesn't work.
>>
>> Thanks in advance to whomever can provide some guidance.
>>
>> Mike
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