Re: [Server-devel] [UKids] Internet-in-a-Box 7.0 Preview 2, for Raspberry Pi 4...AND Debian 10!

2019-08-03 Thread Samuel Klein
/msgid/unleashkids/CAHaBuGeKADRsTj_y%2BeGRWZ16s%3DndwMXSJ4DNUjzC%2Bs29fM3tYw%40mail.gmail.com?utm_medium=email_source=footer> > . > For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout. > -- Samuel Klein @metasj w:user:sj +1 617 529 4266 ___ Server-devel mailing list Server-devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/server-devel

Re: [Server-devel] OLPC and Khan Academy: Project page

2011-12-21 Thread Samuel Klein
the videos are being used and what she thinks about them. Good to get a student perspective. That would be great. Likewise to get that perspective from an XO class using the videos. SJ On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 7:00 PM, Samuel Klein meta...@gmail.com wrote: Quick thoughts on this: OLPCA

[Server-devel] OLPC and Khan Academy: Project page

2011-12-20 Thread Samuel Klein
support-g...@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/support-gang ___ support-gang mailing list support-g...@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/support-gang -- Samuel Klein identi.ca:sj w:user:sj +1

Re: [Server-devel] OLPC and Khan Academy: Project page

2011-12-20 Thread Samuel Klein
written about the experience would make an excellent point of reference. I will see if we can get in touch with someone who the Khan staff look to as a model. SJ On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 6:52 PM, Samuel Klein meta...@gmail.com wrote: Let me split off a thread specifically about how we can

[Server-devel] khan academy videos

2011-12-09 Thread Samuel Klein
schoolservers, please share your experiences so far. SJ -- Samuel Klein identi.ca:sj w:user:sj +1 617 529 4266 ___ Server-devel mailing list Server-devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/server-devel

[Server-devel] Fwd: Marvell plugs and book servers at schools

2011-11-04 Thread Samuel Klein
Forwarding to server-devel. Thoughts welcome, particularly from groups that have implemented their own variation on a bookserver or content server... or have worked with Guru Sheeva plugs in the past. -- Forwarded message -- Sameer has been working with a Sheeva Plug /

Re: XO 1.5 Solder Reflow in Toaster Oven

2011-08-23 Thread Samuel Klein
On Sun, Aug 21, 2011 at 11:46 PM, Anna ascho...@gmail.com wrote: A couple of hours ago, I baked the second XO 1.5 motherboard and yep, it booted after that.  I took tons of pictures this time.  I'll post a writeup with the pictures in the next few days.  At this point I feel like Julia Child. 

Patch to speed up hover menus

2011-07-30 Thread Samuel Klein
Testing out 11.2 - in general, it is just great :-) I recall a lovely patch that sped up hover menu response significantly -- is that being considered for inclusion in a future release? That's the UI issue I would most enjoy seeing resolved. SJ -- +1 617 529 4266

Re: Patch to speed up hover menus

2011-07-30 Thread Samuel Klein
: On Sat, Jul 30, 2011 at 5:46 AM, Samuel Klein s...@laptop.org wrote: Testing out 11.2 - in general, it is just great :-) I recall a lovely patch that sped up hover menu response significantly -- is that being considered for inclusion in a future release? That's the UI issue I would most

Re: Wiki's Google custom search fails.

2011-07-28 Thread Samuel Klein
This should be fixed - Google changed their implementation of custom search recently. http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/customsearch/thread?tid=719daab36a49445chl=en Let me know if you have any problems with the updated search. SJ On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 8:42 PM, Samuel Klein s

Re: Wiki's Google custom search fails.

2011-07-27 Thread Samuel Klein
://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel -- Samuel Klein          identi.ca:sj           w:user:sj          +1 617 529 4266 ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Air Jaldi wifi and summits

2011-06-27 Thread Samuel Klein
Air Jaldi seems to maintain one of the larger rural wifi neworks, in the Indian mountains. Has anyone heard of people who have attended one of their summits? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AirJaldi http://drupal.airjaldi.com/node/86 SJ ___ Devel mailing

Re: [Testing] Fwd: 11.2.0 Test cases

2011-01-25 Thread Samuel Klein
in the OLPC Wiki. --- SJG ___ Testing mailing list test...@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/testing -- Samuel Klein identi.ca:sj w:user:sj +1 617 529 4266

Re: [support-gang] Book sprint to update the help activity?

2010-08-10 Thread Samuel Klein
On Fri, Aug 6, 2010 at 7:01 PM, Christoph Derndorfer e0425...@student.tuwien.ac.at wrote: Am 03.08.2010 18:48, schrieb Christoph Derndorfer: Am 02.08.2010 22:28, schrieb James Cameron: On Mon, Aug 02, 2010 at 10:10:42PM -0400, Christoph Derndorfer wrote: Where would one find it for download? I

Re: [IAEP] Redesigning: Library, Read, Get-Books, and Content bundles

2010-07-28 Thread Samuel Klein
An Education Project (not a laptop project!) i...@lists.sugarlabs.org http://lists.sugarlabs.org/listinfo/iaep -- Samuel Klein          identi.ca:sj           w:user:sj ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

devel announce list; publicizing major software firmware updates

2010-07-19 Thread Samuel Klein
We have a devel-announce list that hasn't been much used. We also have many people who are interested in getting news about any major release or security update, but don't have time to read all of the traffic that goes to devel. Reuben, Paul and I were discussing this earlier today; I would be

Re: [IAEP] devel announce list; publicizing major software firmware updates

2010-07-19 Thread Samuel Klein
On Mon, Jul 19, 2010 at 5:34 PM, Walter Bender walter.ben...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, Jul 19, 2010 at 5:32 PM, Samuel Klein s...@laptop.org wrote: I also want to remind people of the Latest Releases infobox on the wiki homepage.  Please update this information if you publish a new stable

Re: XO-1.5 HS version announced

2010-06-15 Thread Samuel Klein
this in across all XO laptops as tooling allows. The color scheme of the HS laptops will be dark/light blue. Cheers, wad ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel -- Samuel Klein

Re: OLPC/Marvell Press Release

2010-05-27 Thread Samuel Klein
For reference, please point people to our blog post on the subject, which offers some context and clarifies the various soundbytes that are being tossed around (which get confused about models and timelines). http://blog.laptop.org/2010/05/27/xo3-marvell-and-olpc/ (Ed, feel free to correct

Re: need OLPC contact

2010-04-06 Thread Samuel Klein
On Apr 5 2010, Samuel Klein wrote: Kevin and Sarah, lovely to meet you, an awesome idea.   What tool would you recommend?  We could add it to our Fedora 11/Gnome desktop, or better yet to our Sugar desktop as an activity http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Activity_bundles SJ quote who=Kevin Jones date

Re: Android, OLPC, and native hosting

2009-12-30 Thread Samuel Klein
NoiseEHC, I think your arguments would be more convincing if you didn't respond to every email, especially when you'd made that point before in the same thread :-) On Tue, Dec 29, 2009 at 6:40 AM, NoiseEHC noise...@freemail.hu wrote: The software is designed for learning. *That* is what Sugar

RE: Wanted: List of Sugar activities for the XO-1.5

2009-12-05 Thread Samuel Klein
Here's a list of activities that I think would be great, both worth starring and worth having unstarred (it's a large enough list now that it's confusing to have them all on the home screen by default, but there are lots of great activities that people who know about them will want even when

Re: Wanted: List of Sugar activities for the XO-1.5

2009-12-05 Thread Samuel Klein
On Sat, Dec 5, 2009 at 3:32 PM, Benjamin M. Schwartz bmsch...@fas.harvard.edu wrote: Samuel Klein wrote: [ADD UNSTAR] VNC Launcher Not sure what this category is for, but I feel like I need to put in a plug for Watch Me [1]. It's for activities with great demo potential

Re: XO-1.5 follow-on impression

2009-10-16 Thread Samuel Klein
Some more comments from recent use and demos of my 1.5 w/ os32, some of which I'll put into trac. 1) Twice in half an hour I was able to get Sugar to stop redrawing when, while it had 5-6 activities open, someone hovered over the XO on the desktop to pull up the config menu. The menu would open,

Re: [Sugar-devel] Browse.xo -- preserving a downloaded filename?

2009-06-30 Thread Samuel Klein
On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 2:18 PM, Martin Langhoffmartin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 7:20 PM, Simon Schampijersi...@schampijer.de wrote: Actually I came along this myself the other day. I would propose to have the file name as the entry title and the 'downloaded from'

Fwd: Gnash loves the Via C7

2009-04-23 Thread Samuel Klein
Rob - Gnash tweaks would be welcome. Could you use an A-board when they're ready? They're expected out around the end of May: http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Hardware_specification_1.5 These requests should go to our contributors program contribut...@rt.laptop.org, with the address and shipping

Re: 2PM EDT Friday: BRIEF Contributors Program Mtg (#olpc-meeting)

2009-03-17 Thread Samuel Klein
On a related note, OLPC are looking for mentors and project ideas for Summer of Code this year, so please add yourself and your ideas -- or those of people you are mentoring, where a CP project has an obvious good fit. See http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Summer_of_Code for details and encourage mentors

Re: Google summer of Code?

2009-03-12 Thread Samuel Klein
A few of the the details here are wrong... 2009/3/8 Jameson Quinn jameson.qu...@gmail.com: No definite agreement has been made, but in preliminary chats, it seems that both organizations agree that anything for XS or specific to XO hardware should go in OLPC, and everything else (general Sugar

Re: [Wiki-gang] getting the truth about future releases onto wiki.laptop.org

2009-02-23 Thread Samuel Klein
no need for page deletions; there's still a lot to be worked out over the coming months. I believe joyride is working as designed at the moment and should be updated once 8.2.1 is quite out the door. SJ On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 8:03 PM, S Page i...@skierpage.com wrote: 9.1.0 is cancelled,

Re: XOIRC migrated to Sugar Labs (as IRC Activity)

2009-02-17 Thread Samuel Klein
On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 7:12 PM, S Page i...@skierpage.com wrote: http://wiki.laptop.org/go/XoIRC still points to laptop.org for bundle, source, POT. Several other migrated activities likewise have incorrect wiki.laptop.org pages. Indeed. Please tag those at the top with {{Migrated to

Re: [Sugar-devel] Activities migration status

2009-02-11 Thread Samuel Klein
Can someone create a project hosting page for new projects on the sl wiki? On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 8:09 AM, Tomeu Vizoso to...@sugarlabs.org wrote: On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 01:29, S Page i...@skierpage.com wrote: Then http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Project_hosting is obsolete. What's the

Re: What's going on with Text To Speech on the XO?

2009-02-11 Thread Samuel Klein
Hemant, Tomeu, Assim and all, Has there been any progress on TTS since last summer? I'd love to see this project move forward. Prabhas has also indicated some interest in working on language-learning support, which is directly related... It would also be nice to have Listen and Spell among the

Re: [Sugar-devel] Activities migration status

2009-02-11 Thread Samuel Klein
at 3:26 PM, Samuel Klein meta...@gmail.com wrote: I like that part. Are there criteria for removing someone's project if it's deemed inappropriate? Not yet, but I assume if someone thinks that somebody else's use of SL infrastrucutre is not under the project scope we'll discuss it on the sugar

Re: [Sugar-devel] Activities migration status

2009-02-11 Thread Samuel Klein
On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 8:34 PM, David Farning dfarn...@sugarlabs.org wrote: On Thu, Feb 12, 2009 at 7:27 PM, Samuel Klein meta...@gmail.com wrote: Is there no way to move/create an activity so that the same code push will update both sl's gitorious and olpc's git? Until there is a policy

Re: XFT emacs rocks on the XO...

2009-02-10 Thread Samuel Klein
On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 12:59 AM, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: Also, the XO ships with a very limited vim. yum install vim-enhanced has improved my part-time vim usage. can we fix this in the next refresh? how much extra space did it take? vim is useful.

Re: Google summer of Code?

2009-02-09 Thread Samuel Klein
Thanks Peter! OLPC are definitely participating tihs year. We should pull together a good list of both sugar and OLPC projects. On the OLPC wiki, this means updating two pages http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Summer_of_Code http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Summer_of_Code/2009/Ideas The latter needs a

Re: Please update etoys in 8.2.1

2009-02-06 Thread Samuel Klein
I would like to see a java update. On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 3:25 AM, Michael Stone mich...@laptop.org wrote: so after the 8.2.1 release the plan is to just switch to standard Linux distros? Speaking entirely as a volunteer: the answer depends on who you ask. Since I think that 8.2.0 wasn't half

Re: OLPC upgrades

2009-01-30 Thread Samuel Klein
On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 9:18 AM, Frank Ch. Eigler f...@redhat.com wrote: Mitch Bradley w...@laptop.org writes: [...] It's also worth pointing out that the new low-power x86 processors, Atom being the poster child, are still stuck with power-hungry support chips - memory and display

Re: [Activities] ActivityTeam inaugural meeting

2009-01-29 Thread Samuel Klein
I should add - with an in-person meeting in Cambridge http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/olpc-open/2009-January/001318.html People who will be focused on the activities chat but want to get together in person are welcome. SJ On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 6:30 PM, Samuel Klein s...@laptop.org wrote

Re: [Sugar-devel] ActivityTeam inaugural meeting

2009-01-29 Thread Samuel Klein
In that vein, I'd love for someone to document how to add new graph-reviewing, labelling, and import/export options to Measure. Using graphs one has made, or looking at a history of graphs made and data gathered, is hard -- not necc. easy enough to use in an ongoing science experiment. --SJ On

Re: [Activities] ActivityTeam inaugural meeting

2009-01-28 Thread Samuel Klein
Note: there will also be a global volunteering meeting at the same time in #olpc from 3-5, and we will drop in and join for some of the activity discussion. SJ On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 6:17 PM, Wade Brainerd wad...@gmail.com wrote: Hi everyone, Please join us for the first Sugar Labs

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: [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: Greetings from the Eastern Townships School Board Quebec Canada

2009-01-15 Thread Samuel Klein
As usual, participants online can take part via justin.tv , phone conf, or IRC (check blogs.laptop.org for details). On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 3:56 PM, Samuel Klein s...@laptop.org wrote: Dear all, We are finishing up the last day of technical talks at XO Camp, discussing synchronous and asynch

Re: XOCamp 2: Day 3 update

2009-01-14 Thread Samuel Klein
for joining in. SJ On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 11:31 AM, Samuel Klein s...@laptop.org wrote: We've made a few schedule changes today, with talks about customization, signing, and activation moved to later in the afternoon, and a longer session on the school server through the morning. http

XOCamp 2: Day 2 update

2009-01-13 Thread Samuel Klein
We've made a few schedule changes today, with talks about customization, signing, and activation moved to later in the afternoon, and a longer session on the school server through the morning. http://blog.laptop.org/2009/01/12/xo-camp-on-tv/ Feel free to leave comments, questions and ideas on

XOCamp 2, Day 1 update

2009-01-12 Thread Samuel Klein
Dear all, We're in the middle of day 1 of XOCamp. You can take part in a few ways; we are * streaming over the web at justin.tv (search for xocamp and olpc), * on an call-in conference line (see the wiki page for details) * on IRC in the #olpc channel on freenode.net. For those without irc

Re: revisiting the 9.1 planning meeting : Friday, 3pm?

2009-01-09 Thread Samuel Klein
, meant to send this to everyone, not just SJ.) Fine by me as well - I'll be coming from FUDCON, can someone please remind me? I'll keep #olpc-meeting open, likely head back to the office at that time. --Mel Samuel Klein wrote: Hi, I was talking with cjb about having a short version

Re: status of forks

2009-01-09 Thread Samuel Klein
There's a discussion going on right now at FUDCon with gregdek and cjb running down the 20 or so forked packages and smoothing out how to merge them back in. So there should be helpful updates soon. SJ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org

Re: [IAEP] XOCamp diplomas? + beg for housing

2009-01-06 Thread Samuel Klein
Hi Jameson, On Tue, Jan 6, 2009 at 11:19 AM, David Farning dfarn...@sugarlabs.org wrote: On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 10:09 AM, Jameson Quinn jameson.qu...@gmail.com wrote: 1. Diplomas I know it sounds ridiculous, but here in Guatemala every conference or Not /that/ ridiculous. Keep reminding

Re: Recording XO Camp 2

2009-01-06 Thread Samuel Klein
I feel the same way about some of the FUDtalks. We'll definitely have our video setup for XOCamp sessions. We need to find a better mic, though. --SJ 2009/1/6 Carol Farlow Lerche c...@msbit.com: I hope that someone is planning to record these sessions as was done at the last event. I

G1G1 updates, Lennon video and other vids

2008-12-27 Thread Samuel Klein
Hi, The Lennon video that's been murmured about for weeks has been released. I'm curious to see reactions from the list. If anyone makes a screensaver version of the opening sequence, which I love, I'll send you my first attempt at a memory-doubled XO. I'm hoping to get more details about how

Re: Lennon video and other vids

2008-12-27 Thread Samuel Klein
That is a fine point, Mikus. We are working with dailymotion to provide an archive of all olpc videos formatted cleanly for the XO. http://www.dailymotion.com/factory/olpc http://olpc.dailymotion.com/ for the time being, you can just write to web-t...@lists.laptop.org if there's a video you want

Re: Lennon video and other vids

2008-12-27 Thread Samuel Klein
at 6:15 PM, Samuel Klein s...@laptop.org wrote: That is a fine point, Mikus. We are working with dailymotion to provide an archive of all olpc videos formatted cleanly for the XO. http://www.dailymotion.com/factory/olpc http://olpc.dailymotion.com/ for the time being, you can just write

Re: G1G1 updates, Lennon video and other vids

2008-12-27 Thread Samuel Klein
to review for the blog in the comments. SJ On Sat, Dec 27, 2008 at 5:28 PM, da...@lang.hm wrote: On Sat, 27 Dec 2008, Samuel Klein wrote: Hi, The Lennon video that's been murmured about for weeks has been released. I'm curious to see reactions from the list. If anyone makes a screensaver

Re: G1G1 updates, Lennon video and other vids

2008-12-27 Thread Samuel Klein
On Sat, Dec 27, 2008 at 6:52 PM, Bastien bastiengue...@googlemail.com wrote: Samuel Klein s...@laptop.org writes: The Lennon video that's been murmured about for weeks has been released. I'm curious to see reactions from the list. I only like the beginning - flying XOs... the first attempt

Re: G1G1 updates, Lennon video and other vids

2008-12-27 Thread Samuel Klein
On Sat, Dec 27, 2008 at 6:33 PM, Samuel Klein s...@laptop.org wrote: I believe it's his real speech, with a few composite moments. It I stand corrected; it was an actor. SJ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org

Re: G1G1 updates, Lennon video and other vids

2008-12-27 Thread Samuel Klein
Aha! Yes, I've made that a response to the recent spot. As for the comments... this is a chance to work on your skill at teaching through one-liners. There are a few other great videos up that are worth sharing where appropriate; Joels video of an 8 and 10-year old repairing a keyboard comes to

Re: The new OLPC ads

2008-12-16 Thread Samuel Klein
The Lennon ad hasn't been released yet. I saw CDs with a version of it in the office this morning. SJ Martin writes: -- still, everyone mentions the Lennon ad and I haven't seen it. They mention and show the fast learners ad but no the Lennon ad. Anyone's seen it?

Re: Browse Start Page

2008-12-16 Thread Samuel Klein
Thanks, Jacob. It would be good to see other very different designs for the front page as well. I think it's important to include easy ways to - search for help and info about OLPC/XO/Sugar [with links to Help activity?] - learn about python / smalltalk / C / source / programming in general -

Re: Wine activity

2008-12-12 Thread Samuel Klein
A popular program that has been requested a few times via Wine is Let's Go for english learning. This activity definitely needs its own section on wiki.laptop.org/go/Wine ... SJ On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 4:30 PM, Ben Wiley Sittler bsitt...@gmail.com wrote: That's awesome work! I was able to

Re: wiki.laptop.org upgrade

2008-12-04 Thread Samuel Klein
On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 1:03 PM, Bernie Innocenti Sorry if I reacted defensively, sending notifications to devel@ was our best practice in the good old pre-G1G1 days, but, clearly, it's no longer sufficient now. Establishing procedures for notifying planned outages seems like a good course to

Re: wiki.laptop.org upgrade

2008-12-04 Thread Samuel Klein
Let's keep this discussion civil... On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 2:47 PM, David Farning [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, Dec 5, 2008 at 10:41 AM, Ed McNierney [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I was speaking of larger communication issues. Great. Can we resolve them by providing more and more regular (and

Re: OLPC/SL relationship

2008-12-04 Thread Samuel Klein
On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 4:52 PM, Bernie Innocenti [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Samuel Klein wrote: I was speaking of larger communication issues. Great. Can we resolve them by providing more and more regular (and more public!) information? Communication issues are rarely fixed by throwing pies

Re: wiki.laptop.org upgrade

2008-12-04 Thread Samuel Klein
On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 5:49 PM, Bernie Innocenti I'd volunteer to work on a testwiki.laptop.org running a copy of Mediawiki with its own database, where we could performs upgrades. OK, but I think it's often unnecessary for wikis - you can switch the db to read-only mode instead. SJ

Re: Yay!, Bee, See (ABC) software

2008-11-24 Thread Samuel Klein
Ben, This is brilliant! Definitely brightened my day. I just converted it to an xol bundle which you can try downloading... http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Image:Yay-Bee-See-2.xol You should create a page about it (and tell this story!) on our wiki... http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Yay-bee-see (page

Re: Yay!, Bee, See (ABC) software

2008-11-24 Thread Samuel Klein
Ben -- When you're zipping up the directory, if you add a metadata file in this subpath: library/library.info and give the resulting zip file the extension .xol, you'll have an XO library bundle. Here is a sample info file, with all required fields :

Re: Yay!, Bee, See (ABC) software

2008-11-24 Thread Samuel Klein
-hacking contortions to open that page in Browse (it just said the page was empty otherwise.) Thanks, (and please pardon my ignorance!) -Ben On Mon, Nov 24, 2008 at 8:43 PM, Samuel Klein [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Ben -- When you're zipping up the directory, if you add a metadata file

Re: garbled Education is our Mission page on Amazon.com/xo

2008-11-17 Thread Samuel Klein
Thanks, skier. we have a website rt queue now for things like this : [EMAIL PROTECTED] ... SJ On Mon, Nov 17, 2008 at 4:23 PM, S Page [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Congrats on the amazon.com/xo relaunch! The XO picture at amazon.com/xo links to http://www.amazon.com/b?ie=UTF8node=1243369011 and

Re: [IAEP] Tentative talk schedule: Nov 19

2008-11-12 Thread Samuel Klein
I hope there are gobby sessions for all events, and that they are more brainstorming and writing than presentation and recording video. SJ On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 9:50 PM, Marco Pesenti Gritti [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 3:07 AM, C. Scott Ananian [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:

Re: [IAEP] Tentative talk schedule: Nov 19

2008-11-12 Thread Samuel Klein
On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 1:39 AM, C. Scott Ananian [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 12:03 AM, Samuel Klein [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I hope there are gobby sessions for all events, and that they are more brainstorming and writing than presentation and recording video

ShoeBot (a free software DrawBot implementation) is out! Time to Sugarize some Ruby apps?

2008-11-09 Thread Samuel Klein
Shoebot, a free-software version of the awesome Mac program DrawBot (which relies heavily Cocoa), is finished. Thanks to David Crossland who tipped me off to this. http://www.tinkerhouse.net/shoebot/ http://tinkerhouse.net/shoebot/Docs/Screenshots From its getting started page:

Re: New XO-LiveCD Version 8.2 available

2008-11-06 Thread Samuel Klein
Wolfgang -- thanks for the detailed docs! This is super cool. We should look for a group who could print a large number of them for us to send out to student other groups to celebrate the relaunch of g1g1. SJ On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 5:40 PM, Chris Marshall [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [EMAIL

Re: Panorama activity

2008-11-04 Thread Samuel Klein
this is still one of the cooler projects people have taken on! Jeff K, have you gotten to try it out? Nirav, any thoughts of another release? Else you (or someone who wants to maintain it) should set up hosting for the code... SJ On Sun, Oct 12, 2008 at 2:15 AM, Nirav Patel [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Please unlock Activities/G1G1/8.2

2008-10-31 Thread Samuel Klein
Please update the [[Activities/Etoys (8.2)]] page if there are any 8.2 changes. For other activity developers, make sure you have a valid [[Activities/activityname (8.2)]] page; that is what will show up on the g1g1 page. The (latest) activity pages are now unlocked. SJ On Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at

Re: Collection (.xol) glitches

2008-10-29 Thread Samuel Klein
On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 9:47 PM, S Page [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: and hitting start doesn't seem to do anything (other than triggering some disk I/O) That script had a bug, it doesn't specify a category. (Is there a general Sugar bug that if anything whatsoever goes wrong you get no

Re: G1G1 v2 marketing: a LiveCD of 8.2.0

2008-10-22 Thread Samuel Klein
That would be a good thing to have. I haven´t heard of plans yet, though gregdek may have thoughts. see http://wiki.laptop.org/go/LiveCd#Current_efforts Guysoft has been working on a debian-jhbuild livecd here : http://www.sugarlabs.org/go/LiveCd

Re: [sugar] 0.84/9.1 planning.

2008-10-14 Thread Samuel Klein
On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 2:46 PM, Ed McNierney [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I would also like to stop calling this 9.1 planning. We need to plan Sounds like it is time for a naming contest for this [repeating] event. Some that have been suggested / implied: OLPCSW [08.11.1] OLPC Miniconference

Re: [sugar] 0.84/9.1 planning.

2008-10-14 Thread Samuel Klein
Does it make sense to have an afternoon or a full day about long-term plans and their implications for immediate priorities and tests? Try to capture topics that could be specific agenda items with their own session or conversation -- by creating a separate thread about it on the list, a separate

Re: [sugar] 0.84/9.1 planning.

2008-10-13 Thread Samuel Klein
Tomeu: Scott: I think more like: Nov 17-20: talks and hacking Nov 21: priorities meeting, wrapup. I'm not the planning committee, but this would be what I'd like to see. Works for me. Should we be concerned that talk (or aguing) might expand so much that there's little time to take

Re: [sugar] Give a Laptop, Change the World : G1G1 2008

2008-10-08 Thread Samuel Klein
: is there anything like a poster/flyer in high resolution PDF? p. Samuel Klein wrote: This year's G1G1 program will start November 17 in the US. Please help us spread the word. Below is a short email blurb about this year's program ( from [[G1G1 2008/text]] ). We are coordinating some community

Give a Laptop, Change the World : G1G1 2008

2008-10-07 Thread Samuel Klein
This year's G1G1 program will start November 17 in the US. Please help us spread the word. Below is a short email blurb about this year's program ( from [[G1G1 2008/text]] ). We are coordinating some community art and outreach on the grassroots list as well

Re: notes from the field - Mongolia

2008-10-06 Thread Samuel Klein
On Mon, Oct 6, 2008 at 12:33 PM, Erik Garrison [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mon, Oct 06, 2008 at 11:20:04AM -0400, elana langer wrote: This is not a unique experience. This is a culture that lives close to the land. Action- reaction. No one is used to waiting for an computer to load or a bagel

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

2008-10-03 Thread Samuel Klein
On Fri, Oct 3, 2008 at 3:49 AM, John Gilmore [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: There's no cost to OLPC to have Quanta ship the manufacturing data with the disable-security bits set. If this is true, I'd like to see us ship g1g1 laptops with security disabled. The one persuasive argument I have seen for

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

2008-10-02 Thread Samuel Klein
On Thu, Oct 2, 2008 at 9:45 AM, Erik Garrison [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, Oct 02, 2008 at 12:07:51AM -0400, Bobby Powers wrote: With that said, I would probably lean towards preferring unsecured machines (with pretty boot enabled, of course). Such small hassles, when repeated across

Re: New joyride build 2497

2008-09-29 Thread Samuel Klein
A changelog quirk. the next joyride should have 1-30. On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 5:31 PM, Bobby Powers [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 4:13 PM, Build Announcer v2 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: http://xs-dev.laptop.org/~cscott/olpc/streams/joyride/build2497 Changes in build 2497 from

Re: New joyride build 2497

2008-09-29 Thread Samuel Klein
(I got a changelog warning when it wasn't picked up but didn't see it right away.) SJ On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 5:36 PM, Samuel Klein [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: A changelog quirk. the next joyride should have 1-30. On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 5:31 PM, Bobby Powers [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mon

Re: [sugar] Another pass through some basic Activity test results

2008-09-25 Thread Samuel Klein
Testing gg-763-1 earlier today, running a number of activities for an hour. I later found that I could not restart or reboot via sugar; it would let me select the option from the right menu, but then a gray-circle process appeared in the top frame and nothing would happen. If I quit that process

Re: [sugar] G1G1v2 Activities

2008-09-19 Thread Samuel Klein
I wouldn't include Bridge yet. It's great, but not complete. I would include: WikiBrowse PlayGo Frotz Clock GCompris Chess GCompris Sudoku XaoS Moon StarChart ePals On Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 5:53 PM, Seth Woodworth [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I vote very strongly for Ruler. It's less than 20kb

Re: Peru and Microsoft announcement

2008-09-16 Thread Samuel Klein
Hi Pia, On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 5:57 PM, Pia Waugh [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: quote who=Edward Cherlin This would be even more useful as the basis for an article or editorial in one or more of the computer magazines or Web sites, or a fact-filled press release. All of the media people I have

Re: Videochat - any status?

2008-09-10 Thread Samuel Klein
Pia, Alex looked into this in July, I don't think much has been done with the original videochat code since the last git commit: http://dev.laptop.org/git?p=projects/video-chat-activity;a=summary SJ On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 12:21 AM, Pia Waugh [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all, I have a great

Re: Help activity content

2008-09-08 Thread Samuel Klein
There's a bundle posted at [[Help (activity)]] you can test, but it doesn't have the latest bits. Seth may have an update - there was a lot of activity over the weekend. SJ On Mon, Sep 8, 2008 at 4:07 AM, Marco Pesenti Gritti [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello, the deadline for the Help activity

wireless lights on the XO : what should they do?

2008-09-06 Thread Samuel Klein
So we can control what the 'wireless' lights on the XO display / what causes them to turn on and off. I'd like wireless lights to indicate the volume of outgoing and incoming wireless traffic (frequency), whether one is connected to anything other than a local mesh (pattern within a given

Re: [Techteam] Weekend Report - due today

2008-09-03 Thread Samuel Klein
@bastien -- Java works fine on the XO; you should try it with specific apps. @ Gary -- Model is very close to a new release; nudge Bobby about it :-) SJ On Wed, Sep 3, 2008 at 12:40 PM, Gary C Martin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 3 Sep 2008, at 13:36, Greg Smith wrote: Cmap tools

Re: updating OLPC_{Region} pages, with a payoff

2008-08-23 Thread Samuel Klein
I definitely like the idea of a G1G1 deployment page.SJ On Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 8:48 PM, S Page [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Summary: people who know about deployments, please update the pages in http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Category:Deployments (Is there's a better e-mail list for

Re: Project Name: olpc-bundler has been set up

2008-08-14 Thread Samuel Klein
It's POSIX style rather than J2EE style :-) (-: Perhaps we need POSIX style documentation to go with it... Or just something like the libc docs... http://www.gnu.org/software/libc/manual/html_node/index.html SJ ___ Devel mailing list

Re: Project Name: olpc-bundler has been set up

2008-08-13 Thread Samuel Klein
There isn't an api for activity authors; however /home/olpc/Library (like /home/olpc/Activities) and subdirs are world-readable, so there probably should be. SJ 2008/8/13 Erik Blankinship [EMAIL PROTECTED] Is there an api or examples for how other activity authors can use these bundles? On

Re: [sugar] Remarks on the Work of Sugar (kid contributions)

2008-07-31 Thread Samuel Klein
Great idea... Robson had a similar one. SJ On Wed, Jul 30, 2008 at 11:14 PM, Bastien [EMAIL PROTECTED]wrote: John Gilmore [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: you can't just share a file, you have to share an activity, ... Right. Idea for a new activity: Candy Bag. You open a bag (i.e. you

Re: [Server-devel] Testing EduBlog

2008-07-31 Thread Samuel Klein
? Otherwise, I'll transfer the latest stable to the main site for you to give a live demo. Thanks, Tarun Samuel Klein wrote: I'd like to show off the state of the edublog this Friday over lunch -- Tarun, is there a short 3-minute demo that you'd like me to give? SJ On Mon, Jul 28, 2008

Re: [sugar] Remarks on the Work of Sugar

2008-07-31 Thread Samuel Klein
+1 There are some activities clustered together here from the list of git projects: http://dev.laptop.org/~sj/git-list.txt SJ On Wed, Jul 30, 2008 at 10:42 PM, Bastien [EMAIL PROTECTED]wrote: Any follow-up on the idea of having a precise list of maintainers for all Sugar activities? Even

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