Re: [Sugar-devel] calling for volunteers (was Re: SOAS 2 problems)

2010-01-30 Thread Bernie Innocenti
On Fri, 2010-01-29 at 11:20 +0100, Tomeu Vizoso wrote: I don't think that nor OLPC nor SLs can do much against MS' press machine: http://www.scidev.net/en/new-technologies/digital-divide/low-cost-laptops-to-change-from-linux-to-microsoft.html But if from time to time OLPC's press releases

Re: [Sugar-devel] [DESIGN] Control Panel Font configuration

2010-01-30 Thread Albert Cahalan
Sayamindu Dasgupta writes: It may make sense to allow setting of the font as well. While the default Sans may be good enough for most European scripts, it may cause problems for Arabic, Asian, South Asian scripts, etc. Sans usually resolves to DejaVu Sans, etc, which often carry suboptimal

Re: [Sugar-devel] [DESIGN] Control Panel Font configuration

2010-01-30 Thread Tim McNamara
2010/1/31 Albert Cahalan acaha...@gmail.com Sayamindu Dasgupta writes: It may make sense to allow setting of the font as well. While the default Sans may be good enough for most European scripts, it may cause problems for Arabic, Asian, South Asian scripts, etc. Sans usually resolves to

Re: [Sugar-devel] [DESIGN] Control Panel Font configuration

2010-01-30 Thread Luke Faraone
On Sat, Jan 30, 2010 at 12:39, Tim McNamara paperl...@timmcnamara.co.nzwrote: It is released under an open font licence, however I remember hearing difficulties with typeface licencing GPL. The FSF doesn't state that the SIL OFL is incompatible with the GPL:

Re: [Sugar-devel] [DESIGN] Control Panel Font configuration

2010-01-30 Thread C. Scott Ananian
On Saturday, January 30, 2010, Albert Cahalan acaha...@gmail.com wrote: selection of the font. If I remember right, there are about 14 scripts in active use around the world. Ha! If only! Really, the problems described here can all be solved by careful font selection and configuration.

[Sugar-devel] Rainbow in F-11 and F-12

2010-01-30 Thread Bernie Innocenti
I'd like to import rainbow 0.8.6 in Fedora devel and backport it to F-11, for the purpose of getting it in the Paraguayan build, and maybe also in the F11-XO1 and SoaS, if there's interest. Anything important I should be aware of? -- // Bernie Innocenti - http://codewiz.org/ \X/ Sugar Labs

[Sugar-devel] Rainbow in F-11 and F-12

2010-01-30 Thread Michael Stone
I'd like to import rainbow 0.8.6 in Fedora devel and backport it to F-11, for the purpose of getting it in the Paraguayan build, and maybe also in the F11-XO1 and SoaS, if there's interest. Thanks. Let me know what assistance you'd like. Anything important I should be aware of? My

Re: [Sugar-devel] Rainbow in F-11 and F-12

2010-01-30 Thread Martin Langhoff
On Sat, Jan 30, 2010 at 10:06 PM, Michael Stone mich...@laptop.org wrote: Finally, in the long run, it would be nice to figure out how to make use of rainbow-0.8's ability to resume individual uids. (Martin Langhoff expressed some interest in this issue in dlo#8814.) And a patch. The patch

Re: [Sugar-devel] [support-gang] Beta of Offline Haiti Maps

2010-01-30 Thread Samuel Klein
Nicholas, That's great. I'll try to test that on my upcoming bus trip... copying the sugar devel list as well. Tim, can you ask your colleagues active in Haiti to test this as well? SJ On Sat, Jan 30, 2010 at 10:18 PM, Nicholas Doiron ndoi...@andrew.cmu.edu wrote: Hi everyone, The beta

Re: [Sugar-devel] calling for volunteers (was Re: SOAS 2 problems)

2010-01-30 Thread Samuel Klein
That news blurb was certainly bold... it's also from Fall 2008. It's harder to spread FUD when a couple years of stories of XOs in classrooms involve Sugar. I would like to work together on a series of blog posts about the new Sugar version that will be shipping on the 1.5's. If some of the