Re: [cosmacelf] TinyELF for OS X
- On Apr 29, 2004, at 1:28 PM, Mark Graybill wrote:
> OK, I tested version 0.3 under Jaguar, and it gives an incompatibilityGood idea. Actually, that's a system dialog that OS X is putting up on
> message when I try to start the app now, rather than trying to limp
> along. If it's easy to do so, you may want to provide a note stating
> that it requires OS version 10.3 or higher to the incompatibility
> dialog that pops up.
its own before TinyELF even runs. The system checks some metadata
associated with the app, sees the minimum OS requirement, and aborts
the launch. There are at least two other ways I know of to handle this,
so eventually I hope to handle this better.
> I've got two students about to start Elf construction projects thisGreat! I still think the ELF is a good educational tool. I've
> year. I'll be training them to use their Elfs (Elves?) using TinyElf on
> my Powerbook. I hook it up to a large-screen TV and use wireless mouse
> and keyboard for the classroom.
corresponded with Tom Pittman a little, and he's agreed to let me graft
his "Short Course" into TinyELF's help system. If you have any
suggestions as to how TinyELF could be improved for education, please
let me know. Maybe your students will have some suggestions.