T-shirt ideas / feedback

2007-10-24 Thread Seth Woodworth
Hello everyone, isforinsects here. There have been a couple suggestions for t-shirts floating around on the wiki and elsewhere. http://wiki.laptop.org/go/T-shirts I think that it's a great way to build community, and increase awareness so I mocked up a few ideas in InDesign.

Re: T-shirt ideas / feedback

2007-10-25 Thread Seth Woodworth
their own. Anyway please feel free to email me and thanks for caring about the kids. -Todd -- *From:* [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] *On Behalf Of *Seth Woodworth *Sent:* Wednesday, October 24, 2007 4:24 PM

Re: Music on the XO

2007-10-29 Thread Seth Woodworth
Slightly off of the conversational thread here but: Information on the specific output spectrum capabilities might improve transcoding of audio files into smaller file sizes. If there is no, or poor quality, auditory response below or above a given threshold, it might be worth snipping off

Re: translating policy, any ?

2007-12-09 Thread Seth Woodworth
The XO should come with a manual that defines those terms, written by someone who is a language expert rather than a computing expert. Are there any plans in this direction? - Bert - I'm doing the layout for the simple user guide right now. So I can help structure these once they are

Fwd: Help wanted: video demo!

2007-12-11 Thread Seth Woodworth
(Doh! Sent from the wrong email) -- Forwarded message -- From: Seth Woodworth [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Dec 11, 2007 4:23 PM Subject: Re: Help wanted: video demo! To: C. Scott Ananian [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: Walter Bender [EMAIL PROTECTED], devel Development devel@lists.laptop.org

Musings on failing to update to joyride, and a few format questions

2008-01-24 Thread Seth Woodworth
this? Two: there were some images somewhere in */share/activities/wdl/* that were named badly. They lined up like this: 10image 1image 2image ... So they don't sort properly. Can/should we change this, and should this rule be in the Sugar programing guidelines? Seth Woodworth

Re: Musings on failing to update to joyride, and a few format questions

2008-01-24 Thread Seth Woodworth
I meant to say that we should instead name these: 01image 02image ... 10image Or for however many significant digits are required. On Jan 24, 2008 11:42 PM, Seth Woodworth [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: As I was watching my new B4 fail to update to the latest JR, I noticed a couple issues I'd

Re: [OLPC library] OLPC-health

2008-02-04 Thread Seth Woodworth
I haven't used InDesign, but in my many years using FrameMaker I considered it fairly beta the whole time. Basic design errors, memory leaks, missing functions, display bugs,... Yes, Adobe's previous product PageMaker/FrameMaker was very beta as well. I have a pretty soft spot in my heart

Re: Walter leaving and shift to XP.

2008-04-23 Thread Seth Woodworth
Between Walter Bender, who practically lives at 1cc and has been part of the entire development, and NN, who by all accounts is rarely in his office at 1cc, I say that the SD was just an offshoot of the ASIC chip. Besides that's what what I've heard everyone else at OLPC say. NN also said that

Re: [sugar] Microsoft

2008-05-15 Thread Seth Woodworth
safely GPL'ed, I feel confident that Sugar can beat out Windows. Let's focus on getting sugar and linux and what we *can* do instead of being angry. I plan on staying and producing content, translations and improvements for OLPC and for children. http://wiki.sugarlabs.org Seth Woodworth On Thu, May

Re: [support-gang] [sugar] Microsoft

2008-05-15 Thread Seth Woodworth
He's not declaring a policy of ethical inaction. He made an announcement called Microsoft wherein he describes an OLPC-supported firmware modification that will allow Windows to boot on the XO-1. He p it to an OLPC mailing list. He then claimed no OLPC resources would be devoted to the

Re: [support-gang] [sugar] Microsoft

2008-05-15 Thread Seth Woodworth
of being angry. I plan on staying and producing content, translations and improvements for OLPC and for children. http://wiki.sugarlabs.org Seth Woodworth ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Microsoft

2008-05-15 Thread Seth Woodworth
Wrong. It's called tit-for-tat, otherwise known as fair-is-fair. It's perfectly ethical to defend oneself against an adversary who has no qualms about anything. An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind. - Ghandi ___ Devel mailing list

Re: [support-gang] [sugar] Microsoft

2008-05-15 Thread Seth Woodworth
devil's advocate: how would someone on the outside (of either OLPC, or sugarlabs) know that that is the case? all that has happened (from the public view of things) is that this new wiki has sprung up, claiming essentially that this is where sugar lives. there's been no announcement

Re: VGA external on OLPC

2008-06-07 Thread Seth Woodworth
By not too hard, I meant, not completely impossible. I was given a little bit of info on the board because I promised Wad that I wouldn't get other people to bother him about it :S At least I didn't post the hardware list to my blog! Seth btw, I'm whyxo.com On Tue, May 13, 2008 at 5:26 PM,

man command vs content bundle

2008-06-21 Thread Seth Woodworth
http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Man I understand that man is excluded to save on space on-board. But for those who need/want man pages a content bundle should be created. Also, if man were recompiled to look at the location said content bundle would be installed, the actual man command could still

Re: GSoC Status Report: Vision Processing

2008-06-30 Thread Seth Woodworth
Nirav, I found your project only early this morning and am fascinated with your progress thus far. I will be following your developments eagerly. Also, I will be informing some of the other interest at the office about your work and see if any collaboration comes of it. Seth On Thu, Jun 26,

Fwd: [FM Discuss] tracking doc requests

2008-07-09 Thread Seth Woodworth
-- Forwarded message -- From: Anne Gentle [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Wed, Jul 9, 2008 at 11:04 AM Subject: [FM Discuss] tracking doc requests To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Hi again all, I don't know if it's appropriate to use this list to discuss specifics of one set of books, but you all

[[XO roadshows]] and other [[Events]]

2008-08-14 Thread Seth Woodworth
I've migrated as many of the dates from the [[Events]] Page to the [[Xo roadshow]] wiki page. The new goal of the [[XO Roadshow]] page is to show off a large number of potential events that the OLPC community might like to take part in. Feel free to add more events in this format, creating sub

Project Management Tools meeting in #olpc

2008-08-15 Thread Seth Woodworth
, but needs fleshing-in). -Mel Seth Woodworth wrote: SJ, Pia Waugh, and I had a very interesting conversation tonight about organizing projects and proposals via a web interface such as Austria's ProjectDB (http://projectdb.olpc.at). While I think that there are several more things

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

2008-08-24 Thread Seth Woodworth
A better list for this conversation might be localization or even better, grassroots. I seem to remember a Countries mailing list as well? Not sure. It's well past time for a lists overhaul. 2008/8/23 Samuel Klein [EMAIL PROTECTED] I definitely like the idea of a G1G1 deployment page.SJ

Re: Request: Jabber server for developers

2008-08-25 Thread Seth Woodworth
I cleaned up some of the Jabber pages on the wiki last night: http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Jabber http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Community_Jabber_Servers http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Run_a_Jabber_Server I also added a wiki navigation header in a template: {{jabber}} My plan/goal was to provide ''Running a

Re: Request: Jabber server for developers

2008-08-25 Thread Seth Woodworth
at 3:16 PM, Sameer Verma [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Seth Woodworth wrote: I cleaned up some of the Jabber pages on the wiki last night: http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Jabber http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Community_Jabber_Servers http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Run_a_Jabber_Server I also added a wiki

Re: increased transient traffic in #olpc-ayuda

2008-08-26 Thread Seth Woodworth
During g1g1 the support-gang (even before it was formalized) answered questions in #olpc-help and many important questions get answered there on a regular basis. If there were a few support-ganger's available we would have a great resource for providing documentation and structuring things for

Re: Google Chrome activity?

2008-09-03 Thread Seth Woodworth
Yep. That's what the site said when I was poking around. It sounds like it's optimized for higher resources and multiple tabs. I'm not sure that it would be best for our environment. --S 2008/9/3 [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Wed, 3 Sep 2008, Christoph Derndorfer wrote: Anyone here motivated to

Re: semantic black ops for Activities? (Re: Greg Smith's Weekly Report)

2008-09-16 Thread Seth Woodworth
PROTECTED]wrote: On 15 Sep 2008, at 23:58, Seth Woodworth wrote: Gary, the wiki is generally discussed on the library list, and on the new wiki-gang(@lists.l.o) list. That may be why you missed information about the implementation of SMW. Thanks Seth, I'm still contemplating the changes

Re: semantic black ops for Activities? (Re: Greg Smith's Weekly Report)

2008-09-16 Thread Seth Woodworth
be aggregated on another page to fill in a field... Let me try to find a good example... On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 4:54 PM, Bert Freudenberg [EMAIL PROTECTED]wrote: Am 16.09.2008 um 22:27 schrieb Seth Woodworth: So far the semantic form for activities is very rough in actual data-points and very

Help activity: v6, final version very soon!

2008-09-19 Thread Seth Woodworth
Help-6.xo is now available: http://teach.laptop.org/~mstone/Help-6.xohttp://teach.laptop.org/%7Emstone/Help-6.xo This version fixes the issue with images loading from FM's site, not the local versions of the images. re: http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/8558 We are coming up to a final deadline

Re: G1G1v2 Activities

2008-09-19 Thread Seth Woodworth
I vote very strongly for Ruler. It's less than 20kb non-compressed! It's too small *not* to include. Top Ten: 1.) Ruler 2.) Moon 3.) StarChart 4.) Bridge 5.) XaoS 6.) Frotz 7.) WikiBrowse Spanish 8.) Words 9.) Tumbleboy On Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 7:48 AM, Marco Pesenti Gritti [EMAIL

Re: G1G1 Pre-installed Activities Request for Help Testing

2008-09-19 Thread Seth Woodworth
What are your criteria? Are you ranking things by supportability and size? If so Ruler is a no-brainer. It's 20kb and is unlikely to break easily. On the other hand SimCity is hard to make drastic changes and still be called SimCity. It's currently buggy and has no active maintainer. On Fri,

Re: [sugar] [Grassroots-l] G1G1 Pre-installed Activities Request for Help Testing

2008-09-20 Thread Seth Woodworth
On Sat, Sep 20, 2008 at 12:46 PM, Walter Bender [EMAIL PROTECTED]wrote: In fact, there is a great deal of data from the field in the form of the activity packs that Peru, Uruguay, et al. developed. These collections have been vetted and tested extensively and have a built-in community of

Help activity version 7, please test!

2008-09-20 Thread Seth Woodworth
http://dev.laptop.org/~seth/Help-7.xo Release version 7 of the Help activity. This version includes: * Anne's updated power section * Additional image fixes With this release I feel very confident in using git and the help activity repository. So from now on making new versions of the activity

Re: 8.2-760 AP connect problem

2008-09-21 Thread Seth Woodworth
Interesting. What is the encryption type for the AP? On Sun, Sep 21, 2008 at 1:10 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I recently did a reinstall of 8.2-760 on my MP G1G1 XO. The new install seems to be very finicky about connecting to my AP: 1. mesh connect keeps trying and seems to stay

OLPC Manual, Help activity v.8

2008-09-22 Thread Seth Woodworth
http://dev.laptop.org/~seth/Help-8.xo Version 8 people! You've been amazing. The volunteers that are cleaning up the documentation are working really hard. I've refreshed and exported another version of the help activity today and it's going to be included in the next pre-release build for

Latest stable release?

2008-10-07 Thread Seth Woodworth
Hey everybody, I was looking at the [[Upgrading Firmware]] page today and I noticed that it was listing 711 as the latest stable release. It's transcluding the value: {{Latest_Releases/stable}}. The last editor was Cscott and before that Greg Smith. This is a really minor thing to update, is it

Re: Gnash mp3 sound: installing gstreamer-plugins-ugly on build 767?

2008-10-10 Thread Seth Woodworth
The way that I undertand it, OLPC's gstreamer is fairly custom, so the standard build of -ugly would have to be rebuilt for the XO. I suggest the Livna repo, mplayer and its assorted faad etc plugins instead. Mplayer, mpd and wymypy as a sterieo-on-xo controlled over webbrowser works really

Re: getting mp3 sound working w/ Gnash easily

2008-10-11 Thread Seth Woodworth
Rob, On Sat, Oct 11, 2008 at 5:44 AM, Rob Savoye [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sat, Oct 11, 2008 at 04:13:22PM +0800, Carlos Nazareno wrote: We were having a discussion at the Gnash developer mailing list about the absurdity of the situation where it was so difficult to get sound working

Serious -- Bug in Wiki-browse/Rainbow in gg-767-4

2008-10-12 Thread Seth Woodworth
http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/8814 This is a pretty big deal. 1.) imaged a machine using the salute method via usb to gg-767-4. 2.) Launch wiki-browse 3.) Click on 'technology' category link (this link important?) 4.) hangs and/or popup window complaining about a Rainbow Policy Issue. 5.)

Help-Activity (manual) by Dec 1st

2008-10-29 Thread Seth Woodworth
of the other volunteers who have worked on the manual so far. Please keep up the good work and keep recruiting more talent! All the best, Seth Woodworth On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 12:41 PM, Zarro Boogs per Child [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: #8839: Update Help activity to clearly state that the XO's

Re: laptop.org link error

2008-11-08 Thread Seth Woodworth
Hey guys, minor hiccup with a domain registration. It should be working again now. On Sat, Nov 8, 2008 at 1:37 PM, Jacob Haddon [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Sorry if this is the wrong place to post this. On the front page of laptop.org if you click on the 'ways to give' link it sends you here:

Re: Scam alert: [Fwd: Thank you from One Laptop per Child]

2008-11-16 Thread Seth Woodworth
On Sun, Nov 16, 2008 at 2:57 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: chris wrote: Benjamin M. Schwartz wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: this mail was/is legitimate, and is part of the G1G1 launch starting tomorrow. the links go

Fwd: Heart Rate Monitor Peripheral

2009-04-08 Thread Seth Woodworth
-- Forwarded message -- From: Tom Boonsiri tom.boons...@gmail.com Date: Wed, Apr 8, 2009 at 2:31 AM Subject: Heart Rate Monitor Peripheral To: seth.woodwo...@gmail.com Fellow developers, Is your Measure activity feeling neglected? If so, shame on you. =) I'd like to encourage

Re: [IAEP] Fwd: Heart Rate Monitor Peripheral

2009-04-08 Thread Seth Woodworth
Right now this device works primarily with the XO-1, taking advantage of the AC/DC conversion going on in the XO's audio-in port. But if the gain were tweaked a bit more it could work with other audio cards. The fact that it is XO-1 Hardware specific means that packaging for different

OLPC Volunteer Infrastructure Group Meeting: [Today]

2009-04-14 Thread Seth Woodworth
like to add anything to the agenda. Right now the agenda will be set at the start of the meeting. Thanks everyone, Seth Woodworth ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: slow wiki?

2009-05-31 Thread Seth Woodworth
but I may be able to find some free time. If this can be done remotely, I may be able to help. Do you have any prediction of required time to finish this? Best regards, Tiago Marques On 5/30/09, Seth Woodworth s...@laptop.org wrote: The Imagemagick install on pedal (which hosts the wiki

Re: Videos of XO 1.5 in Taipei

2009-06-02 Thread Seth Woodworth
I've been emailing back and forth with Charbax, he's limited for bandwidth while still filming in Taipei, but he will be uploading the HD videos to Dailymotion tomorrow (Taipei time). But I will be asking Sebastian about getting them on olpc.dailymotion.com and/or open.dailymotion.com as ogg

Re: Videos of XO 1.5 in Taipei

2009-06-04 Thread Seth Woodworth
I still don't see how two SD cards are required. One can swap to a given subset of an SD card and only wear out those sectors. But no, the SD card is only temporary until we have the SDIO wireless card in place AFAIK. 2009/6/3 Tiago Marques tiago...@gmail.com On Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 10:51

Re: 1.5 - gnome-packagekit?

2009-12-09 Thread Seth Woodworth
Walter Bender wrote: Slightly off topic, but reading between the lines, it seems there is something more fundamentally broken here. 5000 packages. The Apple app store adds that many new apps every week it seems. Why aren't there 5 million packages available instead of just 5000? Benjamin M.

Re: XO-3 super-o-fficial

2009-12-23 Thread Seth Woodworth
On Wed, Dec 23, 2009 at 6:14 PM, John Gilmore g...@toad.com wrote: The OS is proprietary (android), it would probably fail it you dropped it in a puddle and it has too many radios... What makes you think that this will be a proprietary version of Android? Android is licensed Apache 2.0 with

Re: Help Activity and FC11

2010-01-04 Thread Seth Woodworth
Hi George, For the latest Fedora-on-XO1.5 release I've merged the English Help activity content into the helpfr engine, and released a version for the xo1.5's release. The git repo is up on git.sl.org [1]. I tried to merge my changes back into the Help activity main branch (Brian's Help

Re: Hulahop browser screen width XO1.0 vs XO1.5

2010-04-20 Thread Seth Woodworth
It would be far easier to simply change the .css file and layout of the html content in the help activity for the latest versions of sugar. On Sun, Apr 18, 2010 at 10:27 PM, George Hunt georgejh...@gmail.com wrote: Hi again, My activity uses Hulahop Browser for its help system. The default

Re: Hulahop browser screen width XO1.0 vs XO1.5

2010-04-21 Thread Seth Woodworth
, 2010 at 6:06 PM, Seth Woodworth s...@isforinsects.com wrote: It would be far easier to simply change the .css file and layout of the html content in the help activity for the latest versions of sugar. On Sun, Apr 18, 2010 at 10:27 PM, George Hunt georgejh...@gmail.com wrote: Hi again, My

Re: Content Proposal, Universal Declaration of Human Rights

2011-07-01 Thread Seth Woodworth
There is also a series of recordings in about 35 languages, of the declaration by Librivox: http://librivox.org/universal-declaration-of-human-rights-by-united-nations-volume-02/ ---Seth On Fri, Jul 1, 2011 at 12:30 AM, Chris Leonard cjlhomeaddr...@gmail.comwrote: I've been downloading to get