[OT] - Are computers in education better now than 20 years ago?
dcrookston at gmail.com
Mon Feb 12 12:22:14 MST 2007
On 2/12/07, Alex Esplin <alex.esplin at gmail.com> wrote:
> So I think the main problem is that today's major operating system
> choices ... keep the user too far away from the guts
Exactly. You can't just pop open an editor and write a program anyone
can use the same way they're used to using programs. (By
double-clicking an icon.) At least not without writing the code to
create all of the windows, control how they're handled, etc. It's a
I should really look more into Squeak to see if it makes doing this easy or not.
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