[etoys-notify] [JIRA] Commented: (SQ-616) It takes way too long for projects to be made "Public" (aka the Need for Speed)

Steve Thomas sthomas1 at gosargon.com
Thu Jul 22 09:39:47 EDT 2010


I vote yes to remove flip the switch and allow immediate publishing.

Thanks Tim!!!

On Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 9:25 AM, timothy (JIRA) <tracker at squeakland.org>wrote:

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> http://tracker.squeakland.org/browse/SQ-616?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:comment-tabpanel&focusedCommentId=39322#action_39322]
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> timothy commented on SQ-616:
> ----------------------------
>
> Might be time to re-evaluate the publishing process.  In nine months, we
> haven't had any inappropriate projects.
>
> Perhaps ask the education team if they'd be willing to ask me to flip the
> switch to allow immediate publishing, like Scratch.  Ranking emails would
> still be sent out, so at least 5 people would have the opportunity to soon
> veto a project, if need be.
>
> It's literally a single line of code to remove . . . very easy.
>
> > It takes way too long for projects to be made "Public" (aka the Need for
> Speed)
> >
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> >
> >                 Key: SQ-616
> >                 URL: http://tracker.squeakland.org/browse/SQ-616
> >             Project: squeakland
> >          Issue Type: Bug
> >          Components: showcase
> >            Reporter: Stephen Thomas
> >            Priority: Critical
> >
> > Yoshiki mad a comment on his "Conversation 2" project
> > "For me a new project usually takes 3-5 business days to show up on
> Showcase, so I need to wait your remix"
> > This is unacceptable and I think may drive people away from posting to
> the site, especially kids who will get frustrated and give up if it doesn't
> go public right away. Then you'll be left with stubborn pains in the ___
> like me who think Etoys is a great tool for kids and won't give up until its
> done right!
> > I'm all for protecting the kids, but frankly there are way more "bad
> thing" on the Web and in the world then the possibility of seeing something
> "improper" in a Etoys project on the Website. I won't go into what my at the
> time 10, 8 and 6 year kids saw on the Web when a friend was over and I wan't
> paying attention.
> > When someone posts a project they want to see it right away and hopefully
> tell their friends about it. (note: this comment does not refer to me I have
> no friends I drove them all away with my rants ;)
> > I apologize if I offended anyone (its just a "gift" I have ;) I just
> really care about making this great tool better and more widely used by
> kids.
>
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