[Newbies] Scratch questions
benschroeder at acm.org
Wed Aug 29 15:42:00 UTC 2007
On Aug 29, 2007, at 7:29 AM, Alex Rice wrote:
> 1) How do they get it to launch so fast? It launches in <1 second on
> my system. In comparison, Squeak 3.9 takes like 15 seconds to launch.
> Sophie takes about 6 seconds. Why the disparity between these 3
I think I saw in another thread that you are using Windows. How are
you launching Squeak?
My experience on Windows is that if you launch Squeak.exe by double-
clicking, it can take a while to bring up the dialog where you can
choose an image. However, if you drag an image file onto Squeak.exe,
or use a batch file to pass it as a parameter, the image starts up
I remember somebody explaining why this happened on squeak-dev some
time ago, but I'm not sure where.
Hope this helps,
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