Re: Is it possible to disable sharing for an Activity?

2009-02-05 Thread John Gilmore
I think that the addition of a new property in the activity.info file would be logical here. Make it an integer indicating the maximum number of supported participants. Unshared activities would report '1', activities like video chat (with technical limitations) or chess (with obvious

Re: Is it possible to disable sharing for an Activity?

2009-02-05 Thread Walter Bender
On Thu, Feb 5, 2009 at 3:17 PM, John Gilmore g...@toad.com wrote: I think that the addition of a new property in the activity.info file would be logical here. Make it an integer indicating the maximum number of supported participants. Unshared activities would report '1', activities like

Re: Is it possible to disable sharing for an Activity?

2009-02-02 Thread Wade Brainerd
There might be something in the Sugar Almanac, see http://sugarlabs.org/go/ActivityTeam/Resources for a link. Alternately, an example of how to disable sharing is here: http://git.sugarlabs.org/projects/math/repos/mainline/blobs/master/mathactivity.py#line75 Note to Sugar toolkit guys, I'd love

Re: Is it possible to disable sharing for an Activity?

2009-02-02 Thread Carol Farlow Lerche
I'm guessing someone has already suggested this on some list or other, but in my experience kids like to watch over each other's shoulder, and a default collaboration of everyone watches, one person types vnc would in my opinion be the 80 of a collaboration 80-20 rule. I think this ought to be

Re: Is it possible to disable sharing for an Activity?

2009-02-02 Thread Carol Farlow Lerche
I think this project often makes the perfect into the enemy of the good. Consequently we end up having less collaboration than, e.g., any system in the last 10 years that could install vnc server, while claiming that collaboration is a principal focus of the project. On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 3:34

Re: Is it possible to disable sharing for an Activity?

2009-02-02 Thread Eben Eliason
I think that the addition of a new property in the activity.info file would be logical here. Make it an integer indicating the maximum number of supported participants. Unshared activities would report '1', activities like video chat (with technical limitations) or chess (with obvious player

Re: Is it possible to disable sharing for an Activity?

2009-02-02 Thread Andrés Ambrois
On Monday 02 February 2009 21:30:46 Carol Farlow Lerche wrote: I'm guessing someone has already suggested this on some list or other, but in my experience kids like to watch over each other's shoulder, and a default collaboration of everyone watches, one person types vnc would in my opinion be

Re: Is it possible to disable sharing for an Activity?

2009-02-02 Thread Wade Brainerd
I think some simplistic automatic collaboration being built into Sugar, has been discussed, possibly even prototyped. Just a matter of engineering motivation/time perhaps. -Wade On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 6:30 PM, Carol Farlow Lerche c...@msbit.com wrote: I'm guessing someone has already suggested

Re: Is it possible to disable sharing for an Activity?

2009-02-02 Thread C. Scott Ananian
On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 6:41 PM, Eben Eliason e...@laptop.org wrote: Scott (CC'd) has already come up with some really nice proposals for adding VNC as an alternate colaboration mechanism for all activities. In my mind, this would work perfectly with the above scheme, whereby any activity that