On Dec 28, 2009, at 8:54 AM, NoiseEHC wrote: > You can still create applications with > http://code.google.com/p/android-scripting/ > > With the existing tools it is true that children cannot create the > same quality applications what is possible with the Android SDK > environment (even if we include a ported Etoys, TurtleArt and > Karma), but they could create and share applications with the > currently existing tools so what is the problem? The problem with > self hosted activity development is the nonexistent development > environment rather than the limited functionality. Even if the > compilers will be ported to the Android NDK, Eclipse will never be > ported so programming Android on the XO-3 (or XO-1.7) will be just > as painful as programming Sugar with Pippy today. A much more > simple solution would be just shipping a full fledged Linux PC to > every school and let children log into it with VNC.
Ahem. With XO-1.5, I feel that I AM shipping a "full-fledged Linux PC" to every child. Since when did it take more than a GB of RAM and 4GB of disk to host an IDE ? My point still stands: until Android supports its own development tools, you are turning it's users into second class citizens. Cheers, wad _______________________________________________ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel