Re: GSoC 2009?

2009-01-26 Thread Samuel Klein
Sounds like a fine idea to me, Martin. Assuming we are accepted again as a mentoring org, we should be eligible for more projects than last year. But do bear in mind that we may not get anyone interested in those projects; and that a successful GSoC internship is primarily about a good

Re: [Sugar-devel] Pippy not ready for Sucrose

2009-01-26 Thread Brian Jordan
On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 2:21 PM, Simon Schampijer si...@schampijer.de wrote: Simon Schampijer wrote: Hi, the Sucrose package of Pippy is version 25 - when I last released it back in August. Since then there has been some development going into Pippy (now version 30)

Re: Notes from an impromptu 8.2.1 Release Mtg.

2009-01-26 Thread Richard A. Smith
Hal Murray wrote: please-help-test-this messages but I could easily have missed one. The latest version is Q2E28. I'm reasonably sure that it didn't get much testing since I just fixed a typo on the wiki page in the URL to download the bits. Anyway, most of the testing below was done

New staging build 10

2009-01-26 Thread Build Announcer v2
http://xs-dev.laptop.org/~cscott/xo-1/streams/staging/build10 Changes in build 10 from build: 8 Size delta: 0.00M -glibc 2.8-8 +glibc 2.8-11 -glibc-common 2.8-8 +glibc-common 2.8-11 -- This mail was automatically generated See http://dev.laptop.org/~rwh/announcer/staging-pkgs.html for

Re: [Sugar-devel] Pippy not ready for Sucrose

2009-01-26 Thread Wade Brainerd
Awesome, thank you Brian for stepping up! Is something additional required in order to make sure the activity runs properly in SoaS or jhbuild? -Wade On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 2:14 PM, Brian Jordan br...@laptop.org wrote: On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 2:21 PM, Simon Schampijer si...@schampijer.de

Re: GSoC 2009?

2009-01-26 Thread Martin Langhoff
On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 11:43 AM, Samuel Klein s...@laptop.org wrote: Sounds like a fine idea to me, Martin. Assuming we are accepted again as a mentoring org, we should be eligible for more projects than last year. Who handles that stuff (application as an org, etc)? Have we applied, do we

Re: Notes from an impromptu 8.2.1 Release Mtg.

2009-01-26 Thread Hal Murray
Right now e28 is what you should be testing. When the next f series release comes out (RSN) then that will be the new series going forward. I just ran a half-dozen Restart cycles with e28. None of them connected automatically. All of them connected when I poked Connect. (One may have

Re: Notes from an impromptu 8.2.1 Release Mtg.

2009-01-26 Thread Richard A. Smith
Hal Murray wrote: Right now e28 is what you should be testing. When the next f series release comes out (RSN) then that will be the new series going forward. I just ran a half-dozen Restart cycles with e28. None of them connected automatically. All of them connected when I poked

multitouch + audio feedback linux dev - XO-2?

2009-01-26 Thread Carlos Nazareno
Hi guys. As a lot of you probably know, Intel just announced the Tablet Classmate PC which has totally ripped off the XO's form factor functionality, upped the hardware specs added touchscreen capability (something I sorely miss when I switch from my nintendo DS touchscreen stylus to the XO

Re: multitouch + audio feedback linux dev - XO-2?

2009-01-26 Thread Nirav Patel
1) Are there any existing hooks/systems for Linux for multi-touch? That's the only proper way you can get a virtual keyboard to work for a double-touchscreen clamshell device (the feasibility of which is not sold to me because of the power consumption of running a 2nd screen vs a keyboard,

New joyride build 2635

2009-01-26 Thread Build Announcer v2
http://xs-dev.laptop.org/~cscott/olpc/streams/joyride/build2635 Changes in build 2635 from build: 2634 Size delta: 0.00M -vnc 4.1.2-35.fc10 +vnc 4.1.3-1.fc10 -vnc-libs 4.1.2-35.fc10 +vnc-libs 4.1.3-1.fc10 -- This mail was automatically generated See

New joyride build 2635

2009-01-26 Thread Build Announcer v2
http://xs-dev.laptop.org/~cscott/olpc/streams/joyride/build2635 Changes in build 2635 from build: 2634 Size delta: 0.00M -vnc 4.1.2-35.fc10 +vnc 4.1.3-1.fc10 -vnc-libs 4.1.2-35.fc10 +vnc-libs 4.1.3-1.fc10 -- This mail was automatically generated See

Re: multitouch + audio feedback linux dev - XO-2?

2009-01-26 Thread Nate Ridderman
On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 7:22 PM, Nirav Patel o...@spongezone.net wrote: 1) Are there any existing hooks/systems for Linux for multi-touch? That's the only proper way you can get a virtual keyboard to work for a double-touchscreen clamshell device (the feasibility of which is not sold to me

New staging build 11

2009-01-26 Thread Build Announcer v2
http://xs-dev.laptop.org/~cscott/xo-1/streams/staging/build11 Changes in build 11 from build: 10 Size delta: 0.00M -bootfw q2e24-1.olpc2.unsigned +bootfw q2e28-1.olpc2.unsigned --- Changes for bootfw q2e28-1.olpc2.unsigned from q2e24-1.olpc2.unsigned --- + OLPC trac 9211 - fixed crashes when

Re: status of OLPC project

2009-01-26 Thread Bernie Innocenti
[cc += sugar-de...@] Victor Lazzarini wrote: Thanks. Walter has kindly replied to me already, so it looks like sugar labs is my destination. Hope to be able to clear up all my marking by the end of next week and by then I think will also know where I actually fit into this new scheme of

Re: status of OLPC project

2009-01-26 Thread Bernie Innocenti
Bernie Innocenti wrote: [cc += sugar-de...@] Victor Lazzarini wrote: Thanks. Walter has kindly replied to me already, so it looks like sugar labs is my destination. Hope to be able to clear up all my marking by the end of next week and by then I think will also know where I actually fit

Re: multitouch + audio feedback linux dev - XO-2?

2009-01-26 Thread david
On Tue, 27 Jan 2009, Carlos Nazareno wrote: 1) Are there any existing hooks/systems for Linux for multi-touch? That's the only proper way you can get a virtual keyboard to work for a double-touchscreen clamshell device (the feasibility of which is not sold to me because of the power

Re: multitouch + audio feedback linux dev - XO-2?

2009-01-26 Thread Wade Brainerd
My (unasked for) opinion is that multitouch should not be a focus of OLPC's development efforts. The real benefit will just come from being able to touch the screen in the first place. Writing a decent multitouch interface requires massive UI design and coding efforts that we frankly cannot

Re: multitouch + audio feedback linux dev - XO-2?

2009-01-26 Thread david
On Mon, 26 Jan 2009, Wade Brainerd wrote: My (unasked for) opinion is that multitouch should not be a focus of OLPC's development efforts. The real benefit will just come from being able to touch the screen in the first place. Writing a decent multitouch interface requires massive UI design

Re: Notes from an impromptu 8.2.1 Release Mtg.

2009-01-26 Thread S Page
Michael Stone wrote: ... how to push 8.2.1 a few inches closer to release. The main conclusion that we reached after we updated http://dev.laptop.org/report/38 was that staging-9 [1] needs some testing! http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Friends_in_testing still points to staging-7 and says

Re: [Testing] Notes from an impromptu 8.2.1 Release Mtg.

2009-01-26 Thread Luke Faraone
Try staging-11. -lf On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 11:33 PM, S Page i...@skierpage.com wrote: Michael Stone wrote: ... how to push 8.2.1 a few inches closer to release. The main conclusion that we reached after we updated http://dev.laptop.org/report/38 was that staging-9 [1] needs

Re: Backlight control

2009-01-26 Thread John Watlington
On Jan 24, 2009, at 5:18 AM, Marco Pesenti Gritti wrote: On Sat, Jan 24, 2009 at 5:23 AM, John Watlington w...@laptop.org wrote: What can I call from an activity (in python) to indicate that the backlight should be turned off ? I'm playing with a photoframe app, and want to have the

Re: [Server-devel] XS field stories

2009-01-26 Thread Raul Gutierrez Segales
On Mon, 2009-01-26 at 03:31 +0100, Martin Langhoff wrote: On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 2:11 AM, Raul Gutierrez Segales r...@rieder.net.py wrote: Is there anyway we could choose the sampling? Like create user groups or something so you could get for example only your classmates.. Working

Re: [Server-devel] GSoC 2009?

2009-01-26 Thread Samuel Klein
Sounds like a fine idea to me, Martin. Assuming we are accepted again as a mentoring org, we should be eligible for more projects than last year. But do bear in mind that we may not get anyone interested in those projects; and that a successful GSoC internship is primarily about a good

Re: [Server-devel] GSoC 2009?

2009-01-26 Thread Martin Langhoff
On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 11:43 AM, Samuel Klein s...@laptop.org wrote: Sounds like a fine idea to me, Martin. Assuming we are accepted again as a mentoring org, we should be eligible for more projects than last year. Who handles that stuff (application as an org, etc)? Have we applied, do we

Re: [Server-devel] updates

2009-01-26 Thread Martin Langhoff
On Sun, Jan 25, 2009 at 12:19 PM, Jerry Vonau jvo...@shaw.ca wrote: latest re-roll of anaconda, srpms, rpms and patch used, updated mkusbinstall for the XO at: http://members.shaw.ca/jvonau/pub/anaconda/ That's such good news. - finds kickstart file without asking where it is... Good -