"A Word of Caution" to all newcomers
denker at iam.unibe.ch
Thu Dec 2 14:16:20 UTC 2004
Am 02.12.2004 um 15:01 schrieb John Pierce:
>> I've spend some time trying to figure out whether I could use Squeak
>> for my
>> Introductory IT course for biology-students, but what have scared me
>> from that is that Squeak is so completely "strange" to use for windows
>> users. This plus the fact that everything can be changed or deleted
>> take focus away from the real issues in the course...
> I'm not sure where the new Diego L&F is these days. The last I saw of
> it was the Squeak 3.8a unstable stream. In Squeak 3.8b from the ftp
> site, it doesn't come pre-installed. Anyways, I was able to find a
> relatively new screen shot of his L&F here at:
> http://tinyurl.com/4jy3r .
It's in 3.9alpha.
> I don't think the new look and feel tries to emulate the windows look
> and feel though -- but it is much more pleasant to use than the
> standard style.
Emulating windows isn't the way to go: That would look strange on my
But a better gui, and especially a good way of providign alternative
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