[Pharo-dev] Proposal for a Topic for the bachelor/master list [safe-image for teaching]

Max Leske maxleske at gmail.com
Fri Nov 1 16:10:48 EDT 2013

I think that’s a good idea. Obviously that’s something that none of us developers want in the system but it would be good to have it from a promotional point of view I guess. Could applications like Dr. Geo benefit from such an environment?


On 01.11.2013, at 19:56, Gisela Decuzzi <giseladecuzzi at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi, I don't know where to send the proposal and I think that the list would be a good place to talk about it.
> The main idea is to have a "safe" image, or a way to block or restrict the modificable parts in the system, in order to avoid mistakes during the learning.
> It could include protected packages, reduced browsers showing by default user packages, configurable rules (by example: you can not create a class with empty category, you can not create a class with the same name that a known one).
> Maybe we can have a way to configure or to ask for permission to modificate some parts of the system.
> Also, some filters during debugging, to avoid "protected" code.
> An easy way to obtain that image
> The idea is to reduce the common errors that we make when we start programming also to help teachers.

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