[squeak-dev] hot air balloon damage

Thiede, Christoph Christoph.Thiede at student.hpi.uni-potsdam.de
Fri Jun 10 19:32:38 UTC 2022

Very clever! :D If you can send a few-liner into the inbox that works invisibly in the background, I would love that!

Von: Squeak-dev <squeak-dev-bounces at lists.squeakfoundation.org> im Auftrag von karl ramberg <karlramberg at gmail.com>
Gesendet: Freitag, 10. Juni 2022 21:16:18
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Betreff: Re: [squeak-dev] hot air balloon damage

You can do it with Etoys scripting :-P


On Fri, Jun 10, 2022 at 7:35 PM Thiede, Christoph <Christoph.Thiede at student.hpi.uni-potsdam.de<mailto:Christoph.Thiede at student.hpi.uni-potsdam.de>> wrote:

Hi Lauren,

thanks for the bug report, but I doubt that there will be an easy solution. This balloon decoration is basically a hack that you can find in ReleaseBuilder class>>#openWelcomeWorkspacesWith:. There is no support for decorations of this kind in (Pluggable)SystemWindow. If Squeak Morphic had more characteristics of a prototypical/pluggable system, we might be able to say something like

balloon addSteppingCode: [balloon comeToFront].


browser model override: #modelWakeUp with: [balloon comeToFront].

However, this isn't the way Morphic/Squeak work (today), so I guess fixing this edge case won't be worth the effort of hacking a subclass or something like this. :-)



Von: Squeak-dev <squeak-dev-bounces at lists.squeakfoundation.org<mailto:squeak-dev-bounces at lists.squeakfoundation.org>> im Auftrag von Lauren Pullen <drurowin at gmail.com<mailto:drurowin at gmail.com>>
Gesendet: Donnerstag, 19. Mai 2022 05:36:22
An: squeak-dev at lists.squeakfoundation.org<mailto:squeak-dev at lists.squeakfoundation.org>
Betreff: [squeak-dev] hot air balloon damage

When the Welcome To Squeak window is minimized, the hot air balloon in
no longer redrawn correctly.

On minimization, the portion of the balloon that is outside the extent
of the PluggableSystemWindow is left on the screen.

On restoration, the portion of the balloon that is inside the extent of
the help topic frame is occluded.

See attached.

Squeak 21760 beta, as downloaded from the website.

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