Re: SarynPaint: a Java program packaged for the OLPC

2009-08-31 Thread Jim Gettys
Early in OLPC, we seriously wanted to go with Java: but Sun's licensing was a serious issue we could not get around, despite a number of attempts by Walter to talk with Sun and see if it could get fixed. Part of the issue caused by this licensing was the all or nothing part of it: as shipped,

Re: [Server-devel] Apache proxy CRCsync mozilla gsoc project?

2009-04-01 Thread Jim Gettys
length is necessary. - Jim -- Jim Gettys j...@freedesktop.org ___ Server-devel mailing list Server-devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/server-devel

So long, and thanks for all the fish.....

2009-01-08 Thread Jim Gettys
I too am sad to be leaving the project; but there many, many kids who will be benefiting. I've learned a lot, and made friends all over the world. I may be involved in some form as a volunteer in the future but in the near term I also need to focus on finding employment. You know where to find

Re: No surprise on memory

2008-12-18 Thread Jim Gettys
), then you are probably willing to buy one later. Soldered down SD, however may be an intermediate point; may fewer wires than a conventional chip. -- Jim Gettys j...@laptop.org One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org

Re: [PATCH] cafe_nand: remove busy-wait loop

2008-12-09 Thread Jim Gettys
to do next. - Jim -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: New touchpad still has some jumpyness

2008-11-25 Thread Jim Gettys
we have to detect what touchpad we are running? Unfortunately, we'll have to detect it. This whole are of X is being reworked as we speak Upstream, everything is hot plug, and you can then set things on a per detected device basis. - Jim -- Jim Gettys

Re: x11vnc and vncviewer for classroom

2008-11-23 Thread Jim Gettys
with no noticeable speed difference between it and a desktop. Why wasn't this approach considered instead of putting XP on XOs? Can't take thin clients home, so you are immediately limited to in-school use. - Jim -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child

Re: Sugar unusable as an e-book reader

2008-10-28 Thread Jim Gettys
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Re: 9.1 Proposal: Power.

2008-10-23 Thread Jim Gettys
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Re: 9.1 Proposal: Printing support

2008-10-21 Thread Jim Gettys
Linux using this information, however, so there *may* be work to be done in Linux. How far/well mdns scales with the mesh routing protocols, however, is another question. - Jim -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child

Re: 9.1 Proposal: Printing support

2008-10-20 Thread Jim Gettys
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Re: 9.1 Proposal: Printing support

2008-10-20 Thread Jim Gettys
this to what the local printer needs. David Lang ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing

Re: 9.1 Proposal: Printing support

2008-10-20 Thread Jim Gettys
: On Mon, 2008-10-20 at 09:15 -0700, Jim Gettys wrote: Note there is a client library for IPP for cups that can talk to remote servers, without having to run a spooler locally. This may be a better option It might be if it were an option that actually worked. But I tried it a month

Re: 9.1 Proposal: Printing support

2008-10-20 Thread Jim Gettys
a browser, we have a browser, are we almost done yet? :-) John ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child

Re: Fedora 10 for 9.1.0?

2008-10-15 Thread Jim Gettys
. Ubuntu also seems a much better fit in spirit than RedHat. No distribution wars plase :) Let's stay on topic... Marco ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel -- Jim

Re: 5 sec boot

2008-10-05 Thread Jim Gettys
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Re: 5 sec boot

2008-10-05 Thread Jim Gettys
, and it doesn't have an ubifs driver. - Chris. -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: 5 sec boot

2008-10-03 Thread Jim Gettys
are applicable to the XO, and how far are we from it, please? -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Walter Bender: Re: devkeys, prettyboot, and G1G1

2008-10-03 Thread Jim Gettys
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Re: Is http://wiki.laptop.org/ down or vandalized?

2008-10-01 Thread Jim Gettys
is a blank page when I try to connect to the home page. ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing

Re: idea for running out of RAM

2008-09-29 Thread Jim Gettys
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Re: Stability and Memory Pressure in 8.2

2008-09-09 Thread Jim Gettys
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Re: Stability and Memory Pressure in 8.2

2008-09-09 Thread Jim Gettys
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Re: Google Chrome activity?

2008-09-03 Thread Jim Gettys
it will run nicely on the XO. The renderer is based on WebKit. Ton van Overbeek ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child

Touchpad improvements and activities using pointer (mouse) motion....

2008-09-03 Thread Jim Gettys
to provide. Note that the X server/driver may have compressed some sequential motion events together to begin with. - Jim -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http

Re: CSound server questions

2008-08-28 Thread Jim Gettys
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Re: [OLPC Security] permissions for setting scheduler policy

2008-08-14 Thread Jim Gettys
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Re: New system firmware to test

2008-08-14 Thread Jim Gettys
not sure that testing on a B3 is worth much. I think A different touchpad firmware was in use then. -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: OLPC Hosting Application: Fedora on XO

2008-08-14 Thread Jim Gettys
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Re: Loading the OSS modules on the XO

2008-08-13 Thread Jim Gettys
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Re: jackd on OLPC?

2008-08-13 Thread Jim Gettys
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Re: [Server-devel] not up for Friday meeting about the XS

2008-08-07 Thread Jim Gettys
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Re: Evince (was Re: New joyride build 2222)

2008-07-31 Thread Jim Gettys
pushed back to 9.1.0. --Chris Things not in trac tend to get forgotten Is it in trac? If so, what bug? - Jim -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http

Re: Remarks on the Work of Sugar

2008-07-23 Thread Jim Gettys
compatible... - Jim -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: For review: NAND out of space patch.

2008-07-22 Thread Jim Gettys
, the current situation demonstrates that it is a worthwhile target for future releasese. Erik ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child

Re: For review: NAND out of space patch.

2008-07-22 Thread Jim Gettys
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Re: NAND out of space crash

2008-07-21 Thread Jim Gettys
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Re: NAND out of space crash

2008-07-21 Thread Jim Gettys
, it would seem to me avoiding this cliff is important. I think analyzing performance of non-JFFS2 file systems and picking a replacement should be a high-priority item for 9.1 update. No argument here - Jim ~Deepak -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One

Re: gnome-vfs2 / GConf2 / dbus

2008-07-21 Thread Jim Gettys
In general, gnome is moving away from Bonobo/Orbit toward dbus based messaging. - Jim On Mon, 2008-07-21 at 20:09 +0200, Marco Pesenti Gritti wrote: On Mon, Jul 21, 2008 at 7:59 PM, Daniel Drake [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mon, 2008-07-21 at 13:28 -0400, Jim Gettys wrote

Re: gnome-vfs2 / GConf2 / dbus

2008-07-21 Thread Jim Gettys
On Mon, 2008-07-21 at 20:25 +0200, Marco Pesenti Gritti wrote: On Mon, Jul 21, 2008 at 8:16 PM, Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: In general, gnome is moving away from Bonobo/Orbit toward dbus based messaging. Yeah, there is no plan yet (that I know of) to replace GConf with something

Re: Code name for 9.1.0

2008-07-16 Thread Jim Gettys
). The Freire story is a good one, and mango is such a fun word to say. ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child

Re: Help! Summarizing the xulrunner situation in OLPC

2008-07-16 Thread Jim Gettys
that OLPC's xulrunner continues to avoid it's dependency on libgnome. Daniel ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child

Re: Help! Summarizing the xulrunner situation in OLPC

2008-07-16 Thread Jim Gettys
On Wed, 2008-07-16 at 19:48 +0200, Marco Pesenti Gritti wrote: On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 7:44 PM, Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Daniel, It is quiet possible we'll want to pick up gnomevfs2 as a basic library in a future release (think about the OLPCfs method of accessing the journal

Re: B4 motherboard question

2008-07-15 Thread Jim Gettys
, or whatever, would be fine A fully working XO would be best used for someone who hasn't one yet IMHO. Anyway, I'll drop a message Thanks Guylhem ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel -- Jim Gettys

Re: (another) WebKit port of Browse

2008-07-08 Thread Jim Gettys
rendering engine for everything, to save flash space, and the certificate UI we're missing. I can also anticipate Javascript performance may become an issue as its use continues to increase. - Jim -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child

Re: (another) WebKit port of Browse

2008-07-08 Thread Jim Gettys
like browse, we'd want pretty full integration. - Jim On Tue, 2008-07-08 at 12:32 -0400, Jim Gettys wrote: Let me summarize where I think we are and/or should go and try to put this into some context: 0) good rendering onto our high resolution screen is very important

Re: (another) WebKit port of Browse

2008-07-08 Thread Jim Gettys
(competition is a wonderful thing ;-)). - Jim -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: 8.2 Kernel status update

2008-07-02 Thread Jim Gettys
2097 contains the appropriate bits. The one major change I was hopeing to get into kernel for 8.2 is integrating intiramfs and kernel into one RPM but I think the probability of getting that done in next few days is not too high ATM. ~Deepak -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop

Re: fonts-thai-ttf has been abandoned!

2008-07-02 Thread Jim Gettys
, no one here now remembers where this font came from, or where the upstream came from. Can someone familiar with thai support help out? Ideally we'd like to confirm the licensing and then grow a maintainer for this package in fedora. Thanks! --scott -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop

Re: Inappropriate use of private meetings lists. (reply to).

2008-07-02 Thread Jim Gettys
reply to to get their mail sent back to their main mailbox - Jim Jim Gettys wrote: Here's mailman's recommendation about replyto... http://lists.laptop.org/admin/devel/?VARHELP=general/reply_goes_to_list - Jim On Wed, 2008-07

Re: Inappropriate use of private meetings lists. (reply to).

2008-07-02 Thread Jim Gettys
the reply in the way they specified when they subscribed to it. What am I missing? 2008/7/2 Dennis Gilmore [EMAIL PROTECTED]: On Wednesday 02 July 2008, Jim Gettys wrote: Here's mailman's recommendation about replyto... http://lists.laptop.org/admin

Re: Olpc3 vs Joyride

2008-06-30 Thread Jim Gettys
. In which case the naming is really a poor choice. ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing

Re: Olpc3 vs Joyride

2008-06-30 Thread Jim Gettys
I think Victor would be very happy to have a single spec file that covers both the subset and full csound builds - Jim On Mon, 2008-06-30 at 09:53 -0500, Dennis Gilmore wrote: On Monday 30 June 2008, Jim Gettys wrote: Dennis: OLPC csound is an *exact* formal

Re: etoys now available in Debian's non-free repository

2008-06-27 Thread Jim Gettys
projects and versions, allowing distributions to mix and match). ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child

Re: Running regular X11 apps

2008-06-27 Thread Jim Gettys
there is no window hint which could help us there... Also note that Metacity is reputed to be a decent code base to work in; a simple modification isn't unreasonable - Jim -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel

Re: [IAEP] Running regular X11 apps

2008-06-27 Thread Jim Gettys
or the gedit one) and which not (the gimp)? afaik there is no window hint which could help us there... There are ICCCM/EWMH hints to request full screen behavior, already implemented by window managers: e.g. totem or other video players use these routinely. - Jim -- Jim

Re: [IAEP] etoys now available in Debian's non-free repository

2008-06-24 Thread Jim Gettys
the same as a compiler recognizing it is compiling itself). - Jim -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: How USB's are enumerated on the XO

2008-06-23 Thread Jim Gettys
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Re: [IAEP] etoys now available in Debian's non-free repository

2008-06-23 Thread Jim Gettys
:59PM -0400, Jim Gettys wrote: Plus it requires them (and users) to run the tools embedded into the possibly suspect image in order to describe itself. Do you see how there could be a trust problem there? Note this is no different than any time you use a compiler binary

Re: restoring ov7670/cafe_ccic to previous state

2008-06-23 Thread Jim Gettys
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Re: etoys now available in Debian's non-free repository

2008-06-21 Thread Jim Gettys
a compiler binary provided by someone else... The attack is just as complete... http://cm.bell-labs.com/who/ken/trust.html - Jim -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http

RE: Upgrade G1G1 using autoreinstallation method

2008-06-13 Thread Jim Gettys
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Re: Need advice to upgrade

2008-06-11 Thread Jim Gettys
works or something like that (if the wireless works). Thank you! ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child

Re: Thin firmware + driver soft AP support development release

2008-06-05 Thread Jim Gettys
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Re: what about having network connections inhibit sleep?

2008-06-04 Thread Jim Gettys
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Re: XO-2 software plans

2008-05-23 Thread Jim Gettys
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Re: Release process

2008-05-23 Thread Jim Gettys
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Re: [IAEP] [sugar] OLPC's bizarre behaviors

2008-05-23 Thread Jim Gettys
, both because many of you may have good ideas to contribute, and that people having some idea of direction is essential; this is essential both for developers and our primary purchasers, governments and NGO's. - Jim -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child

Re: [IAEP] [sugar] OLPC's bizarre behaviors

2008-05-23 Thread Jim Gettys
interesting (if you are keen to help with XO-2, that is). For the time being, XO-2 is far, far away. I tend to not care about things I can't put into action right now :-) -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel

Re: XO-2 software plans

2008-05-23 Thread Jim Gettys
On Fri, 2008-05-23 at 17:17 -0700, Alex Belits wrote: Jim Gettys wrote: Bert... Part of the problem is the X driver model is pretty broken, causing much more to be done in software than should be necessary; and it isn't clear we're even using X efficiently at the moment... The driver

Re: Turkish keyboard layout

2008-05-23 Thread Jim Gettys
keyboards - do I add the relevant changes to xkeyboard-config and start a build in Koji ? Thanks, Sayamindu I have memories of this working this way so that the layout switching works. Bernie? - Jim -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child

Re: XO-2

2008-05-22 Thread Jim Gettys
Freudenberg wrote: What are the software plans for the second-generation XO? - Bert - ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child

Re: XO-2 software plans

2008-05-22 Thread Jim Gettys
price through the entire chain; what kind/size of power generation you need, etc. - Jim -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Microsoft

2008-05-20 Thread Jim Gettys
will be updated? Or we have to deal with a mixed enviroment? (no problem... just asking...) Best regards, Javier Rodriguez Lima, Peru ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: Microsoft

2008-05-19 Thread Jim Gettys
!) ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per

Re: [sugar] Activities Portal: Proposal/suggestion

2008-05-19 Thread Jim Gettys
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Re: Marshalling/unmarshalling costs

2008-05-19 Thread Jim Gettys
for - with all its transparent marshal/unmarshal magic - is sending easy-to-use signals, with perhaps a tiny bit of data as payload. But unbound data needs to be dealt with via other means - let the D-Bus message point to where the actual data is. cheers, m -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: XP on OLPC - a contrarian view -- followup

2008-05-17 Thread Jim Gettys
pilots, but will be in time for large deployments. - Jim -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: [sugar] Microsoft

2008-05-17 Thread Jim Gettys
On Fri, 2008-05-16 at 22:19 -0400, Albert Cahalan wrote: Windows-only is $3 extra. No, you can't fit Windows in 1 Gig of NAND. You get to pay the $7 for an SD card no matter what, to run Windows, for $10 total. - Jim -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop

Re: [sugar] Microsoft

2008-05-16 Thread Jim Gettys
the Windows scenario to require a BIOS to be flashed in place of OFW. Then we lose the simple dual boot capability. ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per

Re: [support-gang] [sugar] Microsoft

2008-05-15 Thread Jim Gettys
changed the hardware Jim -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: [sugar] [support-gang] Microsoft

2008-05-15 Thread Jim Gettys
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Re: [sugar] OLPC priorities for Sugar in the August release

2008-05-14 Thread Jim Gettys
on the very first start and after a reboot, xulrunner does component registration on the very first start which could be expensive Thanks. Marco ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel -- Jim Gettys

Re: very simple datastore reimplementation

2008-05-13 Thread Jim Gettys
On Tue, 2008-05-13 at 18:56 +1200, Martin Langhoff wrote: On Sat, May 10, 2008 at 2:15 AM, Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: FUSE is great, but... It means interoperability must be an explicit planned-in-advance action: Exactly. That's also my beef with the FUSE approach. The things

Re: VGA external on OLPC

2008-05-13 Thread Jim Gettys
Vertical sync Pin 15 SCL I²C clock ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list

Re: very simple datastore reimplementation

2008-05-13 Thread Jim Gettys
On Wed, 2008-05-14 at 11:15 +1200, Martin Langhoff wrote: On Wed, May 14, 2008 at 1:18 AM, Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The reason for FUSE (specifically via the new Gnome replacement for the old, unloved, GnomeVFS) is to enable better interoperability with non-Sugar applications

Re: [Its.an.education.project] An OLPC Development Model

2008-05-09 Thread Jim Gettys
. - Jim -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: [Its.an.education.project] An OLPC Development Model

2008-05-09 Thread Jim Gettys
running? Could this be automatically started when an app wants to collaborate, or is it something that would have to be running in the background beforehand? Either is possible. - Jim -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child

Re: very simple datastore reimplementation

2008-05-09 Thread Jim Gettys
). To which two different naming systems are you referring? Thanks, Tomeu -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: very simple datastore reimplementation

2008-05-09 Thread Jim Gettys
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Re: [Its.an.education.project] Sugar on the EEE PC

2008-05-09 Thread Jim Gettys
curricula, one computer based, and one conventionally based (on paper, chalkboard, or in extreme cases dirt). Teaching is tough enough as it is without making the teacher's workload go up. - Jim -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child

Re: very simple datastore reimplementation

2008-05-08 Thread Jim Gettys
On Thu, 2008-05-08 at 20:22 +0200, Marco Pesenti Gritti wrote: On Thu, May 8, 2008 at 4:22 PM, Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, 2008-05-08 at 16:06 +0200, Tomeu Vizoso wrote: On 5/8/08, Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, 2008-05-08 at 13:09 +, Tomeu Vizoso wrote

Re: [Its.an.education.project] Sugar on the EEE PC

2008-05-08 Thread Jim Gettys
of a laptop; not a shared device that they get a small amount of the day - Jim -- Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: very simple datastore reimplementation

2008-05-07 Thread Jim Gettys
Please remember of the need for file names in the on disk structure being human readable. The need for interoperability (not just with Sugar) is key. This wasn't quite clear in your discussion. - Jim -- ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org

Re: very simple datastore reimplementation

2008-05-07 Thread Jim Gettys
On Wed, 2008-05-07 at 15:41 +, Tomeu Vizoso wrote: On Wed, May 7, 2008 at 11:33 AM, Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Please remember of the need for file names in the on disk structure being human readable. The need for interoperability (not just with Sugar) is key. This wasn't

Re: [Its.an.education.project] An OLPC Development Model

2008-05-07 Thread Jim Gettys
On Wed, 2008-05-07 at 09:17 -0400, Greg DeKoenigsberg wrote: On Tue, 6 May 2008, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: ubuntu takes packages maintaned externally and picks what version of each of those packages to put in the main distro. the versions of these seperate packages are almost entirely

Re: 15 computer science collegians looking for a project

2008-05-05 Thread Jim Gettys
(or G1G1 or whatever with the Geode LX). Shall I apply again? Jim Gettys wrote: I checked this morning now that I'm functioning again; the developer's program should be moving again, and volumes available should be much higher than before mass production (particularly if you can tolerate

Re: 15 computer science collegians looking for a project

2008-05-05 Thread Jim Gettys
Specifically, the intent of the developer program is to support development: it is not a back door way to get machines for small trials. In general, it is in support of individual's needs (one or a few machines), though we'll also consider a professor's request for a class they are teaching, or a

Re: [sugar] Sugar\Windows won't ship

2008-04-28 Thread Jim Gettys
an option when Sugar was started, though with 20-20 hindsight, we probably should have used something other than matchbox from the beginning. - Jim On Mon, 2008-04-28 at 16:32 +0200, Tomeu Vizoso wrote: On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 4:25 PM, Jim Gettys [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote

Re: [sugar] Sugar\Windows won't ship

2008-04-28 Thread Jim Gettys
can/should/will work with the freedesktop mailing list to catch the oversights. I suspect we're using dbus in some places where we should just be using the normal ICCCM/EWMH conventions. - Jim -- Jim Gettys One Laptop Per Child

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