[IAEP] Crazy Idea

Yoshiki Ohshima yoshiki at vpri.org
Fri Jun 11 20:54:28 EDT 2010

At Fri, 11 Jun 2010 20:14:59 -0400,
Chris Ball wrote:
> Hi,
>    >> Some schools are getting iPod touches (??? is that the plural)
>    >> for their elementary schools to use. Apple has a big push with
>    >> this and has several demo projects going. I saw one at CUE in
>    >> March. Very impressive!  All they need to make it perfect is
>    >> some Sugar Apps!
>    > Single user Sugar Activities in Python should be fairly easy to
>    > port.  Smalltalk, no problem. Full collaboration would be a lot
>    > of work, due to its extensive use of Linux-specific libraries.
> Sounds like you're unfamiliar with Apple's ban on interpreted
> languages:
> http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2010/04/apple-scratch-app
>    "An Application may not itself install or launch other executable
>    code by any means, including without limitation through the use of
>    a plug-in architecture, calling other frameworks, other APIs or
>    otherwise. No interpreted code may be downloaded or used in an
>    Application except for code that is interpreted and run by Apple’s
>    Documented APIs and built-in interpreter(s)."

  Yes but there was an interesting movement in that area:


Read the thread "Re: Talking to Steve Jobs about Scratch. " at:




-- Yoshiki

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