Re: [Sugar-devel] TamTamMini

2013-11-18 Thread David Farning
-devel mailing list Sugar-devel@lists.sugarlabs.org http://lists.sugarlabs.org/listinfo/sugar-devel -- David Farning Activity Central: http://www.activitycentral.com ___ Sugar-devel mailing list Sugar-devel@lists.sugarlabs.org http

Re: [Sugar-devel] TamTamMini

2013-11-18 Thread David Farning
2013 23:07, David Farning dfarn...@activitycentral.com wrote: Did anyone else notice a difference in how this Activity and Pippy were handled? With pippy the maintainers quickly responded with Cool someone else wants to add value to the project. Here are my notes. Good luck. With TamTam

Re: [Sugar-devel] TamTamMini

2013-11-16 Thread David Farning
to do when the work like this does not fit the priorities of the activity maintainer. Link: https://github.com/fdanesse/TamTamMini ___ Team mailing list t...@lists.activitycentral.com http://lists.activitycentral.com/listinfo/team -- David Farning

Re: [Sugar-devel] Proposing backup/restore as feature for 0.102

2013-11-11 Thread David Farning
://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/File:Backup_before.png [6] http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/index.php?title=0.100/Testing ___ Sugar-devel mailing list Sugar-devel@lists.sugarlabs.org http://lists.sugarlabs.org/listinfo/sugar-devel -- David Farning Activity Central: http

Re: [Sugar-devel] Sugar Labs Roadmap. [SD 61;79]

2013-11-10 Thread David Farning
http://lists.sugarlabs.org/listinfo/sugar-devel -- David Farning Activity Central: http://www.activitycentral.com ___ Sugar-devel mailing list Sugar-devel@lists.sugarlabs.org http://lists.sugarlabs.org/listinfo/sugar-devel

Re: [Sugar-devel] [Sur] [IAEP] Sugar oversight board meeting

2013-11-08 Thread David Farning
the community lead Edubuntu project) have left education, and sugar in particular, struggling at Ubuntu. Sean On Thu, Nov 7, 2013 at 10:46 AM, David Farning dfarn...@activitycentral.com wrote: On Thu, Nov 7, 2013 at 3:07 AM, Sean DALY sdaly...@gmail.com wrote: I'm sorry Sebastian, yes I should

Re: [Sugar-devel] Sugar tryout (was Re: sugarlabs.org redesign)

2013-11-08 Thread David Farning
mailing list Sugar-devel@lists.sugarlabs.org http://lists.sugarlabs.org/listinfo/sugar-devel -- David Farning Activity Central: http://www.activitycentral.com ___ Sugar-devel mailing list Sugar-devel@lists.sugarlabs.org http://lists.sugarlabs.org

Re: [Sugar-devel] different perspectives

2013-11-08 Thread David Farning
On Fri, Nov 8, 2013 at 8:23 AM, Sean DALY sdaly...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, Nov 8, 2013 at 1:56 AM, David Farning dfarn...@activitycentral.com wrote: The highest rate of progress happens when the parties focus on getting ahead of the other guys rather then when they focus on holding others

[Sugar-devel] Role of Sugar Labs in the ecosystem.

2013-11-08 Thread David Farning
is predictable and consistent. -- David Farning Activity Central: http://www.activitycentral.com ___ Sugar-devel mailing list Sugar-devel@lists.sugarlabs.org http://lists.sugarlabs.org/listinfo/sugar-devel

Re: [Sugar-devel] Role of Sugar Labs in the ecosystem.

2013-11-08 Thread David Farning
Sorry, I forgot about that list. On Fri, Nov 8, 2013 at 5:55 PM, Daniel Narvaez dwnarv...@gmail.com wrote: IAEP! :) On 9 November 2013 00:45, David Farning dfarn...@activitycentral.com wrote: In conjunction the with Sugar Roadmap thread I would like to bring up another rather strategic

Re: [Sugar-devel] Sugar Labs Roadmap.

2013-11-08 Thread David Farning
introductory task worthy. -- Walter Bender Sugar Labs http://www.sugarlabs.org ___ Sugar-devel mailing list Sugar-devel@lists.sugarlabs.org http://lists.sugarlabs.org/listinfo/sugar-devel -- David Farning Activity Central: http

Re: [Sugar-devel] [Sur] [IAEP] Sugar oversight board meeting

2013-11-07 Thread David Farning
-devel@lists.sugarlabs.org http://lists.sugarlabs.org/listinfo/sugar-devel -- David Farning Activity Central: http://www.activitycentral.com ___ Sugar-devel mailing list Sugar-devel@lists.sugarlabs.org http://lists.sugarlabs.org/listinfo/sugar-devel

Re: [Sugar-devel] [Marketing] RFC: Make Sugar 0.102 = Sugar 1.0[ Sugar-devel Digest, Vol 61, Issue 43]

2013-11-07 Thread David Farning
://lists.sugarlabs.org/listinfo/marketing ___ Sugar-devel mailing list Sugar-devel@lists.sugarlabs.org http://lists.sugarlabs.org/listinfo/sugar-devel -- David Farning Activity Central: http://www.activitycentral.com

Re: [Sugar-devel] [Server-devel] [XSCE] Re: XSCE weekly voice call, 2PM NYC Time Thursday

2013-11-07 Thread David Farning
! ___ Server-devel mailing list server-de...@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/server-devel -- David Farning Activity Central: http://www.activitycentral.com ___ Sugar-devel mailing list Sugar-devel@lists.sugarlabs.org http

Re: [Sugar-devel] Tech roadmap

2013-11-07 Thread David Farning
was to quietly get a proof of concept in place which adds value to deployments before suggesting making changes to upstream. Now, AC has to clean up and abstract the proof of concept work to prepare it for acceptance upstream. On Thursday, 7 November 2013, David Farning wrote: I agree :) Right

[Sugar-devel] Sugar Labs Roadmap.

2013-11-07 Thread David Farning
there, and how one's own interest and abilities can add value. -- David Farning Activity Central: http://www.activitycentral.com ___ Sugar-devel mailing list Sugar-devel@lists.sugarlabs.org http://lists.sugarlabs.org/listinfo/sugar-devel

Re: [Sugar-devel] different perspectives

2013-11-07 Thread David Farning
-devel@lists.sugarlabs.org http://lists.sugarlabs.org/listinfo/sugar-devel -- David Farning Activity Central: http://www.activitycentral.com ___ Sugar-devel mailing list Sugar-devel@lists.sugarlabs.org http://lists.sugarlabs.org/listinfo/sugar-devel

Re: [Sugar-devel] [IAEP] Tech roadmap

2013-11-06 Thread David Farning
are using them in Uruguay deployments? Which distro? ___ Sugar-devel mailing list Sugar-devel@lists.sugarlabs.org http://lists.sugarlabs.org/listinfo/sugar-devel -- David Farning Activity Central: http://www.activitycentral.com

Re: [Sugar-devel] [IAEP] Tech roadmap

2013-11-06 Thread David Farning
and unstable) releases. I'm not saying to ship those to deployments of course, but they would help upstream development, marketing and testing... And they would help AC to make the transition to the next sugar release smoother. On 7 November 2013 02:05, David Farning dfarn...@activitycentral.com

Re: [Sugar-devel] Have we achieved consensus among activite Sugar developers?

2013-11-04 Thread David Farning
On Wed, Oct 30, 2013 at 4:59 PM, James Cameron qu...@laptop.org wrote: On Wed, Oct 30, 2013 at 10:28:35AM -0500, David Farning wrote: Have we achieved general consensus that the three phase approach I proposed earlier this week has the potential for establishing a mutually beneficial

Re: [Sugar-devel] Private vs Public conversations.

2013-11-02 Thread David Farning
On Fri, Nov 1, 2013 at 3:59 PM, James Cameron qu...@laptop.org wrote: p.s. it is good that you are being transparent with your decisions, because that gives you a chance to have them publically reviewed. ;-) On Fri, Nov 01, 2013 at 12:04:11PM -0500, David Farning wrote: Thanks for the update

Re: [Sugar-devel] Private vs Public conversations.

2013-11-01 Thread David Farning
activities to build familiarity the the technologies and API's. The return value to Sugar Labs will be testing and feedback about the current web activities framework. On Thu, Oct 31, 2013 at 7:58 PM, Daniel Narvaez dwnarv...@gmail.com wrote: On 29 October 2013 20:29, David Farning dfarn

[Sugar-devel] Have we achieved consensus among activite Sugar developers?

2013-10-30 Thread David Farning
is little more than a distraction without the accompanying code and credibility:( -- David Farning Activity Central: http://www.activitycentral.com ___ Sugar-devel mailing list Sugar-devel@lists.sugarlabs.org http://lists.sugarlabs.org/listinfo/sugar-devel

Re: [Sugar-devel] Private vs Public conversations.

2013-10-29 Thread David Farning
On Tue, Oct 29, 2013 at 11:00 AM, Walter Bender walter.ben...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, Oct 28, 2013 at 11:01 PM, David Farning dfarn...@activitycentral.com wrote: I would like to thank everyone who has provided valuable feedback by participating on this thread. The three things I am going

Re: [Sugar-devel] Private vs Public conversations.

2013-10-29 Thread David Farning
we chose them. Gonzalo On Tue, Oct 29, 2013 at 4:29 PM, David Farning dfarn...@activitycentral.com wrote: On Tue, Oct 29, 2013 at 11:00 AM, Walter Bender walter.ben...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, Oct 28, 2013 at 11:01 PM, David Farning dfarn...@activitycentral.com wrote: I would like

Re: [Sugar-devel] Principles for ethical technology use

2013-10-29 Thread David Farning
, and everyone else, to justify our actions because we mean well. -- David Farning Activity Central: http://www.activitycentral.com ___ Sugar-devel mailing list Sugar-devel@lists.sugarlabs.org http://lists.sugarlabs.org/listinfo/sugar-devel

Re: [Sugar-devel] Private vs Public conversations.

2013-10-28 Thread David Farning
On Mon, Oct 28, 2013 at 9:17 AM, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: On Wed, Oct 23, 2013 at 12:26 PM, Walter Bender walter.ben...@gmail.com wrote: On Wed, Oct 23, 2013 at 12:04 PM, David Farning dfarn...@activitycentral.com wrote: I just wanted to bump this line of questions

Re: [Sugar-devel] Private vs Public conversations.

2013-10-28 Thread David Farning
On Mon, Oct 28, 2013 at 2:51 PM, Walter Bender walter.ben...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, Oct 28, 2013 at 3:01 PM, David Farning dfarn...@activitycentral.com wrote: On Mon, Oct 28, 2013 at 9:17 AM, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: On Wed, Oct 23, 2013 at 12:26 PM, Walter Bender

Re: [Sugar-devel] Private vs Public conversations.

2013-10-28 Thread David Farning
October 2013 01:14, David Farning dfarn...@activitycentral.com wrote: As two Data points: In a private conversation with an Association employee they told me that they conciser Activity Central a competitor because Activity Central increased deployments expectations. Their strategy with regard

Re: [Sugar-devel] Private vs Public conversations.

2013-10-23 Thread David Farning
seeding and supporting projects we feel are beneficial to deployments such as School Server Community Edition and Sugar on Ubuntu. On Sun, Oct 20, 2013 at 6:11 AM, David Farning dfarn...@activitycentral.com wrote: On Sat, Oct 19, 2013 at 2:43 PM, Gonzalo Odiard gonz...@laptop.org wrote: I agree

Re: [Sugar-devel] Private vs Public conversations.

2013-10-23 Thread David Farning
On Wed, Oct 23, 2013 at 9:26 AM, Walter Bender walter.ben...@gmail.com wrote: On Wed, Oct 23, 2013 at 12:04 PM, David Farning dfarn...@activitycentral.com wrote: I just wanted to bump this line of questions as, it is the critical set of questions which will determine the future viability

Re: [Sugar-devel] Private vs Public conversations.

2013-10-20 Thread David Farning
and organizations can collaborate? From my limited experience, I don't believe there is an single holy grail type answer to any of these questions. Instead, the answers tend to evolve as situations change and participants come and go. On Sat, Oct 19, 2013 at 9:46 AM, David Farning dfarn

Re: [Sugar-devel] Private vs Public conversations.

2013-10-19 Thread David Farning
0.98. Have a lot of sense try to work in the same code if possible, and will be good for your plans of work on web activities. May be we can look at the details, but I agree with you, we should try avoid fragmentation. Gonzalo On Thu, Oct 17, 2013 at 2:56 PM, David Farning dfarn

[Sugar-devel] Private vs Public conversations.

2013-10-17 Thread David Farning
at creating a third voice in the ecosystem, (The association has shifted more effort towards supporting deployments and Sugar Labs via OLPC-AU is up streaming many of our deployment specific patches) my approach was heavy handed and indulgent... and I apologize for that. -- David Farning Activity Central

Re: [Sugar-devel] Activity Central's Sugar related priorities.

2013-10-08 Thread David Farning
/ ___ Devel mailing list de...@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel ___ Devel mailing list de...@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel -- David Farning Activity Central: http

[Sugar-devel] Activity Central's Sugar related priorities.

2013-10-07 Thread David Farning
and piloting by deployments. -- David Farning Activity Central: http://www.activitycentral.com ___ Sugar-devel mailing list Sugar-devel@lists.sugarlabs.org http://lists.sugarlabs.org/listinfo/sugar-devel

Re: [Sugar-devel] Sugar Digest 2013-09-16

2013-09-17 Thread David Farning
mailing list Sugar-devel@lists.sugarlabs.org http://lists.sugarlabs.org/listinfo/sugar-devel -- David Farning Activity Central: http://www.activitycentral.com ___ Sugar-devel mailing list Sugar-devel@lists.sugarlabs.org http://lists.sugarlabs.org

Re: [Sugar-devel] Fwd: [XSCE] Re: Client side Moodle transparent auth broken in 13.2.0 stable

2013-08-11 Thread David Farning
- working code first ~ http://docs.moodle.org/en/User:Martin_Langhoff ___ Sugar-devel mailing list Sugar-devel@lists.sugarlabs.org http://lists.sugarlabs.org/listinfo/sugar-devel -- David Farning Activity Central: http://www.activitycentral.com

[Sugar-devel] XSCE Update

2013-06-28 Thread David Farning
platform tools such as http://calibre-ebook.com/ to maintain those libraries. -- Thanks Seth As always, please help us met your deployment or project's needs. -- David Farning Activity Central: http://www.activitycentral.com ___ Sugar-devel mailing

Re: [Sugar-devel] Patches -- Process and Culture

2013-03-28 Thread David Farning
. On Wednesday, 27 March 2013, David Farning wrote: Daniel Narvaez reopened an interesting thread that comes up every couple of years -- patch approval. This is an interesting and important issue to both the Sugar community and the OLPC ecosystem. In parallel to patch process, a discussion about

[Sugar-devel] Patches -- Process and Culture

2013-03-27 Thread David Farning
are unique from many other free software projects. There is a significant amount of prestige power, and money at stake. Implementation of any specific patch process might be enhanced by considering cultural factors at play. -- David Farning ___ Sugar-devel

Re: [Sugar-devel] [Dextrose] Dextrose 3 patches report

2011-12-06 Thread David Farning
2011/12/5 Chris Leonard cjlhomeaddr...@gmail.com: 2011/12/5 Rubén Rodríguez ru...@gnu.org: I will be sure to communicate to this list (and especially directly to Bernie) as that work moves forward, especially once we get an upstream commit of the glibc locales. Please ping me too if you

[Sugar-devel] Promoting Pablo Flores to CEO of Activity Central

2011-12-06 Thread David Farning
I am proud to announce that we are promoting Pablo Flores as the new CEO of Activity Central. Pablo has a strong background in all things OLPC and Sugar from his time at Plan Ceibal, leadership in Ceibal Jam, and most recently as community architect for Activity Central. Pablo and the rest of

[Sugar-devel] Sugar Labs Oversight Board - Candidacy

2011-10-09 Thread David Farning
I, David Farning, would like to announce my candidacy for a position on the Sugar Labs Oversight Board. As a member on the original Sugar Labs Oversight Board, I came to feel that as much as I believed in the vision of OLPC and Sugar Labs there were a number of needs in the ecosystem which could

Re: [Sugar-devel] [Dextrose] About Activity Central and Dextrose (was: [ANNOUNCE] New Dextrose-3 development build: Alpha-1 (dx3ng36))

2011-09-02 Thread David Farning
On Fri, Sep 2, 2011 at 6:47 AM, Gonzalo Odiard gonz...@laptop.org wrote: Thanks Gonzalo On Fri, Sep 2, 2011 at 8:35 AM, Sascha Silbe si...@activitycentral.com wrote: Excerpts from Gonzalo Odiard's message of Thu Sep 01 21:24:31 +0200 2011: There are a public list of patches? Not just

Re: [Sugar-devel] Adjusted some owners in trac

2011-06-06 Thread David Farning
-Original Message- From: sugar-devel-boun...@lists.sugarlabs.org [mailto:sugar-devel- boun...@lists.sugarlabs.org] On Behalf Of Simon Schampijer Sent: Monday, June 06, 2011 6:51 AM To: Sugar Devel Subject: [Sugar-devel] Adjusted some owners in trac Hi, I adjusted those two

Re: [Sugar-devel] cookie licker

2011-06-03 Thread David Farning
On Fri, Jun 3, 2011 at 1:10 PM, C. Scott Ananian csc...@laptop.org wrote: There's both a pattern and an anti-pattern here, and I saw both during my OLPC v1 days, circa 2008.  There were certain features that we were assured had a brilliant and complicated design that was just waiting to be

[Sugar-devel] cookie licker

2011-06-01 Thread David Farning
Brilliant anti-pattern :) Cookie licker - Picture a child who has had enough cookies, but wants to save the last one for later. So they take it off the plate and lick it, to ensure no-one else will eat it. The same phenomenon exists for community projects - prominent community members reserve key

Re: [Sugar-devel] Browse activity

2011-05-20 Thread David Farning
Medium term, Activity Central has offered Lucian a job to work on the browser situation. Lucian will be finishing school and wrapping up lose ends for the next couple of month. Short term, I have have trouble justifying funding someone to work on browse until: 1. Sugar Labs starts actively

[Sugar-devel] EduJAM day 2.

2011-05-07 Thread David Farning
Another day of EduJAM is over. The Event coordinators from Ceibal Jam set an impressively high bar for future conferences. The morning centered around Status and Plans reports from deployments. Plan Ceibal started the day with a session on the technical status and efficacy of the project.

[Sugar-devel] EduJAM day 1.

2011-05-06 Thread David Farning
We finished EduJam day 1. There were two track which I will call technical and boundary. The technical track included a series of talk about developing and maintaining Sugar followed by a talk on advanced Etoys by Bert Freudenberg. If you get a chance, please attend a future EduJam just to meet

[Sugar-devel] alsroot, Tch, and Anish have arrived!

2011-05-04 Thread David Farning
After much worrying and struggling with embassies and consulates around the globe. Alsroot, Tch, and Anish have made it to Montevideo :) David P.S. I pretend to be calm but have I been worrying about their ability to attend. Yet, again the crew from CeibalJam came through!

Re: [Sugar-devel] EduJAM day 2 Tour of Uruguay

2011-05-03 Thread David Farning
-Original Message- From: qu...@us.netrek.org [mailto:qu...@us.netrek.org] On Behalf Of James Cameron Sent: Tuesday, May 03, 2011 4:47 AM To: David Farning Cc: 'IAEP'; 'Sugar Devel' Subject: Re: [Sugar-devel] EduJAM day 2 Tour of Uruguay On Mon, May 02, 2011 at 04:24:53PM -0300

[Sugar-devel] EduJAM day 3 Tour of Uruguay

2011-05-03 Thread David Farning
The theme for day was using the XO to help kids learn. Because this is not my area of expertise I will defer summarizing the day and take a moment to explain the rational for a technical focused summit for an education project. There are two aspect to the OLPC ecosystem, technological and

[Sugar-devel] EduJAM day 1.5 Tour of Uruguay

2011-05-02 Thread David Farning
In the afternoon, our visit to the school was rained out. Instead we went to a local festival, after which two teachers joined us on the bus. There is a reoccurring theme of, There is no benefit in complaining about the hurdles, they are part of life. Let's, get the job doing. As this series of

Re: [Sugar-devel] [IAEP] Olidata computers in Uruguay

2011-05-02 Thread David Farning
-Original Message- From: sugar-devel-boun...@lists.sugarlabs.org [mailto:sugar-devel- boun...@lists.sugarlabs.org] On Behalf Of Gary Martin Sent: Monday, May 02, 2011 2:13 PM To: Yamandu Ploskonka Cc: IAEP SugarLabs; Sugar-dev Devel Subject: Re: [Sugar-devel] [IAEP] Olidata

[Sugar-devel] EduJAM day 2 Tour of Uruguay

2011-05-02 Thread David Farning
This morning we are in a classroom observing (and after a few minutes participating) in a class room session involving turtle art. The first task was to draw a rectangle with two side being 3 cm long and the other two side being less then 3 cm. This involved using as ruler to determine how many

[Sugar-devel] EduJAM day 2.5 Tour of Uruguay

2011-05-02 Thread David Farning
The afternoon and evening sessions of the tour were a great complement to the morning session. Yes, you heard correctly, afternoon _and_ evening sessions:) Pablo has us hopping. Tomorrow morning starts a 600am. The afternoon session was again at public school 286. Rather than observe and

[Sugar-devel] Awesome day 0 for eduJAM.

2011-05-01 Thread David Farning
Yesterday was have picture perfect start to eduJAM! The day was planned by the Ceibal-volunteer associations as part of their annual (sometime biannual) meeting. For lack of a better word, my Spanish is still rather fuzzy, I will use the term Ceibal-volunteer associations to describe Ceibal-Jam,

[Sugar-devel] EduJam

2011-04-29 Thread David Farning
Today kicks off EduJAM. EduJAM looks to be a great 1-to-1, OLPC, and Sugar event with participants from many sectors of the community. Congratulation to the great people from http://ceibaljam.org/ for hosting and coordinating the event. There will be diverse offerings for participants, both

Re: [Sugar-devel] [IAEP] ANNOUNCE: Moving Sugar to GPLv3+

2011-04-25 Thread David Farning
technical discussion snipped Since this is the core point of disagreement within the community, the act of accepting or rejecting the GPLv3 assumes for us the deeper meaning of refusing or endorsing TiVo-ization and DRM in conjunction with Sugar. 'Premature optimization is the root of all

Re: [Sugar-devel] Volunteering to maintain GetBooks

2011-04-11 Thread David Farning
-Original Message- From: sugar-devel-boun...@lists.sugarlabs.org [mailto:sugar-devel- boun...@lists.sugarlabs.org] On Behalf Of Gonzalo Odiard Sent: lunes, 11 de abril de 2011 10:35 a.m. To: Sugar-dev Devel Cc: Sayamindu Dasgupta Subject: [Sugar-devel] Volunteering to maintain

Re: [Sugar-devel] Activities checklist

2011-04-07 Thread David Farning
-Original Message- From: sugar-devel-boun...@lists.sugarlabs.org [mailto:sugar-devel- boun...@lists.sugarlabs.org] On Behalf Of Gonzalo Odiard Sent: jueves, 07 de abril de 2011 10:50 a.m. To: Walter Bender Cc: Christian Scmidt; Sugar-dev Devel; Gary C Martin Subject: Re:

[Sugar-devel] AC - Update - Dextrose 3 general outline.

2011-04-04 Thread David Farning
To best meet Activity Central's partner and customer needs while aligning with the larger ecosystem, Dextrose 3 will focus _entirely_ on stability and polish. The target release date for Dextrose 3 will be mid December 2011 in preparation for the start of the Australian school year. Upstream -

Re: [Sugar-devel] [DESIGN] Design meeting

2011-04-02 Thread David Farning
-Original Message- From: sugar-devel-boun...@lists.sugarlabs.org [mailto:sugar-devel- boun...@lists.sugarlabs.org] On Behalf Of Gary C Martin Sent: Saturday, April 02, 2011 1:05 PM To: Sugar-dev Devel Cc: Christian Mark Schmidt Subject: [Sugar-devel] [DESIGN] Design meeting Just

Re: [Sugar-devel] eduJAM! 2011: A Vibrant Summit With A Diverse Range Of Offerings

2011-03-21 Thread David Farning
-Original Message- From: sugar-devel-boun...@lists.sugarlabs.org [mailto:sugar-devel- boun...@lists.sugarlabs.org] On Behalf Of Organización eduJAM! 2011 Sent: Monday, March 21, 2011 2:05 PM To: i...@lists.sugarlabs.org; sugar-devel@lists.sugarlabs.org Subject: [Sugar-devel] eduJAM!

Re: [Sugar-devel] [DESIGN] Design Team meeting, Sunday 20th 15:00 UTC, #sugar-meeting

2011-03-19 Thread David Farning
Gary et. al. Would you mind replying to initial meeting announcement with a link to the minutes and logs after the meeting is completed. Over the past couple of months several excellent workgroups have emerged who sync up in #sugar-meeting. I would be great to have a quick link to the log flow by

Re: [Sugar-devel] [ASLO] Tech Report

2011-03-09 Thread David Farning
-Original Message- From: tabitha.m...@gmail.com [mailto:tabitha.m...@gmail.com] On Behalf Of Tabitha Roder Sent: Wednesday, March 09, 2011 3:42 AM To: David Farning Cc: Aleksey Lim; sugar-devel@lists.sugarlabs.org Subject: Re: [Sugar-devel] [ASLO] Tech Report On 13 February 2011

Re: [Sugar-devel] [ASLO] Tech Report

2011-03-09 Thread David Farning
-Original Message- From: sugar-devel-boun...@lists.sugarlabs.org [mailto:sugar-devel- boun...@lists.sugarlabs.org] On Behalf Of Chris Leonard Sent: Wednesday, March 09, 2011 7:31 AM To: Walter Bender Cc: sugar-devel@lists.sugarlabs.org; Aleksey Lim Subject: Re: [Sugar-devel]

Re: [Sugar-devel] [Server-devel] Hidden SSID and Proxy settings

2011-03-07 Thread David Farning
-Original Message- From: sugar-devel-boun...@lists.sugarlabs.org [mailto:sugar-devel- boun...@lists.sugarlabs.org] On Behalf Of Sascha Silbe Sent: Monday, March 07, 2011 4:49 AM To: Jerry Vonau Cc: Ardito; sugar-devel; dr.ger...@xo15-sascha.sascha.silbe.org; James Cameron; OLPC

[Sugar-devel] removing #sugar-newbies

2011-03-03 Thread David Farning
We started it a couple of months ago while testing to see how effectively we could help cs graduates and undergrads with no open source experience become Sugar/OLPC developers. During that period we generated a lot of newbie traffic which was distracting to #sugar. To consolidate communication

[Sugar-devel] Release Notes Was: [ASLO] Release Backup-5

2011-03-01 Thread David Farning
Thanks to everyone that is adding release notes. Short phrase + Fixes SL# is a great help! david -Original Message- From: sugar-devel-boun...@lists.sugarlabs.org [mailto:sugar-devel- boun...@lists.sugarlabs.org] On Behalf Of Sugar Labs Activities Sent: Tuesday, March 01, 2011

[Sugar-devel] Activity Central Hiring Sugar Activity Developer

2011-02-20 Thread David Farning
Activity Central is hiring one (1) Sugar Activity Developer. The primary responsibility of this developer will be to work with the Activity Central Activities Team to fix bugs and and add new features as requested by Sugar/OLPC deployments. -- About Activity Central -- Activity Central provides

Re: [Sugar-devel] [Dextrose] [AC UPDATE] The upstream side of Sugar

2011-02-14 Thread David Farning
On Mon, Feb 14, 2011 at 7:22 AM, Sascha Silbe sascha-ml-reply-to-201...@silbe.org wrote: Hi everyone, David has asked me to write a bit about the upstream side of things. Since I'm also going to provide a glimpse about my future plans for Sugar, I'm CC'ing sugar-devel. As a general rule,

Re: [Sugar-devel] [Dextrose] [DESIGN] Reflect internet connectivity in the 'Network' frame icon

2011-02-13 Thread David Farning
On Sun, Feb 13, 2011 at 5:38 PM, Michael Stone mich...@laptop.org wrote: On Thu, 10 Feb 2011 at 12:46:18 -0300, Anish Mangal an...@activitycentral.org wrote: Hi, Currently, the 'network' icon on the frame tells us whether we're connected to a network or not. Would it make sense for it to

Re: [Sugar-devel] [ASLO] Tech Report

2011-02-12 Thread David Farning
)    Content support, ie, ASLO editors:        Anish Mangal        Bernie Innocenti        David Farning        Gary Martin        Gonzalo Odiard        Luke Faraone        Pablo Flores        Rafael Ortiz (lead)        Sascha Silbe        Simon Schampijer        Thomas Gilliard

[Sugar-devel] Harvesting Sugar Trees.

2011-02-08 Thread David Farning
One of the areas Activity Central is trying to help Sugar Labs and OLPC is by pushing deployment working upstream. The core premis behind open source development is, If the software is useful and the source code is freely available, users will adopt and improve it to meet their needs. We are

Re: [Sugar-devel] [Dextrose] [PATCH sugar 2/2] Send XO serial numbers with anonymous reports

2011-02-04 Thread David Farning
On Fri, Feb 4, 2011 at 9:05 AM, Aleksey Lim alsr...@activitycentral.org wrote: On Fri, Feb 04, 2011 at 08:35:03AM -0500, Walter Bender wrote: It is not clear from this patch if there is a way for a deployment (or individual) to disable this feature. It is unprecedented that we have this level

[Sugar-devel] Hiring Onsite Developers

2011-01-09 Thread David Farning
Activity Central is hiring two (2) onsite Sugar/OLPC developers. The primary responsibility of these developers will be to work onsite at an existing OLPC deployment to improve the local Feedback, Fix, Finished product cycle for the deployment. The Feedback, Fix, Finished product cycle is the

Re: [Sugar-devel] [DESIGN] Messages notification

2010-11-17 Thread David Farning
On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 11:15 AM, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: On Sat, Nov 6, 2010 at 2:07 AM, Martin Abente martin.abente.lah...@gmail.com wrote: * Why the user should start an activity to know what is happening? Why/when does the user want to know what's happening? Users

[Sugar-devel] Dextrose Roadmap.

2010-11-12 Thread David Farning
The premise behind Dextrose is that OLPC is a NGO based on economies of scale and Sugar Labs is a community project building a common platform. As such, there is a niche for a team of experts to distribute and support software stacks which meet specific deployment needs. As with any hard

Re: [Sugar-devel] anonymous ASLO messages

2010-11-10 Thread David Farning
On Tue, Nov 9, 2010 at 9:02 PM, Rafael Enrique Ortiz Guerrero raf...@sugarlabs.org wrote: On Tue, Nov 9, 2010 at 9:52 PM, Aleksey Lim alsr...@member.fsf.org wrote: On Tue, Nov 09, 2010 at 09:36:37PM -0500, Rafael Enrique Ortiz Guerrero wrote: Hi all On Tue, Nov 9, 2010 at 9:15 PM,

Re: [Sugar-devel] [IAEP] Sugar Labs 2010-2011 Election Information

2010-10-30 Thread David Farning
On Sat, Oct 30, 2010 at 12:10 PM, Luke Faraone l...@sugarlabs.org wrote: Hi all, Sorry for the confusion regarding the 2010-2011 elections. We all could have done a better job promoting it. For that reason, I'm adjusting the election schedule[1] as follows:  * 2010-11-01 23:59 EDT:

[Sugar-devel] Moving forward.

2010-10-25 Thread David Farning
Yesterday I sent a rather blunt email on my concerns about the project. It seems the observations resonated with many people while striking several nerves. The volume of private mail or CCed mail (to a subset of the Sugar Labs participants) responses was unexpectedly high. The five main themes

Re: [Sugar-devel] [IAEP] stepping down as maintainer

2010-10-24 Thread David Farning
On Sun, Oct 24, 2010 at 7:55 AM, Bastien bastien.gue...@wikimedia.fr wrote: Hi David, I think everyone agrees that Tomeu stepping down as a maintainer is a big loss.  I join my voice to those who already expressed this and my thanks to Tomeu for all the crazy work he's been achieving here -

Re: [Sugar-devel] [Dextrose] [PATCH v5 sugar] Pulsing icon delayed by 5 seconds or so SL#2080

2010-10-24 Thread David Farning
Congratulations -- and welcome to the world of hacking:) This email represents the crux of problem solving. All of the git, python, pep8, variable name, stuff is just syntax and semantics. Important to follow or you get 'errors and warnings':) At it's core 'hacking' is identifying and solving

Re: [Sugar-devel] [IAEP] stepping down as maintainer

2010-10-24 Thread David Farning
On Sun, Oct 24, 2010 at 11:21 AM, Sascha Silbe sascha-ml-reply-to-201...@silbe.org wrote: Excerpts from David Farning's message of Sun Oct 24 06:42:24 +0200 2010: There is the lack of accountability to stakeholders. I'm not even sure what that phrase means in the context of an Open Source

Re: [Sugar-devel] [IAEP] stepping down as maintainer

2010-10-23 Thread David Farning
On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 11:50 AM, Tomeu Vizoso to...@sugarlabs.org wrote: Hi, for personal reasons have to drastically reduce my involvement in the project. Will be leaving maintenance of my modules and unsubscribing from the mailing lists. My place on the board is vacant from now on and

Re: [Sugar-devel] [Dextrose] [PATCH Paint Activity v3] Added Invert Color Effect to Paint Activity (OLPC #2495)

2010-10-20 Thread David Farning
On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 6:21 PM, Bernie Innocenti ber...@codewiz.org wrote: On Wed, 2010-10-20 at 19:59 +0530, Ayush Goyal wrote: @@ -69,10 +69,12 @@ import os  import tempfile  import math  import pango +import numpy Does Paint already use numpy elsewhere? If not, we should try to avoid

Re: [Sugar-devel] [Dextrose] Request to review solution for SL #2464

2010-10-19 Thread David Farning
On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 10:43 AM, Anurag Chowdhury anu...@seeta.in wrote: Gonzalo, I have run the chmod commands as suggested by Gary, and have uploaded Paint xo bundle at http://bugs.sugarlabs.org/ticket/2464. Kindly review it. Regards, Anurag Very nice post! When I, or developers,

Re: [Sugar-devel] [Dextrose] Request to review solution for SL #2371

2010-10-19 Thread David Farning
On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 10:47 AM, Anurag Chowdhury anu...@seeta.in wrote: Team, Wish if you could review documentation in reference to SL #2371 at http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Dextrose/Resources/Journal-backup. No need to ask for a review. A simple announcement that you have modified or

[Sugar-devel] Great Response was Re: [PATCH sugar] Removed hardcoded server url (SL #1976)

2010-10-13 Thread David Farning
On Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 6:01 AM, Dipankar Patro dipan...@seeta.in wrote: Thanks for reviewing it, James.    if have_ofw_tree():        sn = read_ofw('mfg-data/SN')        uuid_ = read_ofw('mfg-data/U#')        sn = sn or 'SHF'        uuid_ = uuid_ or

Re: [Sugar-devel] [Dextrose] [PATCH v5 sugar] Pulsing icon delayed by 5 seconds or so SL#2080

2010-10-13 Thread David Farning
On Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 10:29 AM, Anurag Chowdhury anu...@seeta.in wrote: Daniel, Thank you for reviewing the patch. Appreciate it. Wish to inform you that I did try the profiler, and displayed the time slice intervals between rendering of consecutive frames. I did find significant change in

Re: [Sugar-devel] Students looking to contribute

2010-10-13 Thread David Farning
On Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 12:43 PM, WSU CS401 wsu.cs...@gmail.com wrote: Hello,    We are 4 students looking to contribute, this semester, for class credit.  We are all senior Computer Science majors at Worcester State College and are eager to get started.  We have been researching the Wiki and

Re: [Sugar-devel] SL Bug #2063

2010-10-13 Thread David Farning
On Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 2:50 PM, Mukul Gupta mu...@seeta.in wrote: Team, Wish to have your feedback on the design aspect of the ticket 2063 (Sugar should bring up an alert when an unhandled Python exception occurs) - please find the git diff attached below. This is an attempt to display an

Re: [Sugar-devel] Sugar-devel Digest, Vol 24, Issue 36 9Re: how to ask a question)

2010-10-09 Thread David Farning
On Sat, Oct 9, 2010 at 12:36 PM, Sebastian Silva sebast...@somosazucar.org wrote: I've been thinking of proposing a questionanswer forum (maybe a sugarlabs-branded shapado or similar instance (http://gitorious.org/shapado). This way we can have a user-supported  (and a support-team) multi

Re: [Sugar-devel] Sugar-devel Digest, Vol 24, Issue 36 9Re: how to ask a question)

2010-10-09 Thread David Farning
On Sat, Oct 9, 2010 at 2:10 PM, Yioryos Asprobounitis mavrot...@yahoo.com wrote: --- On Sat, 10/9/10, David Farning dfarn...@gmail.com wrote: From: David Farning dfarn...@gmail.com Subject: Re: [Sugar-devel] Sugar-devel Digest, Vol 24, Issue 36 9Re: how to ask a question) To: Sebastian Silva

Re: [Sugar-devel] [ANNOUNCE] Schedule after Sugar 0.90.0 is released --- or After the game is before the game

2010-10-07 Thread David Farning
On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 2:38 AM, Simon Schampijer si...@schampijer.de wrote: On 10/06/2010 04:54 PM, Simon Schampijer wrote: === Testing 0.90 === So far we have not seen much testing of 0.90 yet, that is why the bug fix releases noted above are so important to us. We need as well your help to

Re: [Sugar-devel] Ticket no #2210 words don't changed when language is changed

2010-10-07 Thread David Farning
On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 1:54 AM, Ishan Bansal is...@seeta.in wrote: Hi I am working on the ticket http://bugs.sugarlabs.org/ticket/2210. To solve the above bug i am thinking of clearing the text in the text to be translate box when ever the language to be translated is being changed. Please

[Sugar-devel] how to ask a question -- was Re: Ticket no #2210 words don't changed when language is changed

2010-10-07 Thread David Farning
On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 2:21 PM, Tomeu Vizoso to...@sugarlabs.org wrote: On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 20:08, David Farning dfarn...@gmail.com wrote: On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 1:54 AM, Ishan Bansal is...@seeta.in wrote: Hi I am working on the ticket http://bugs.sugarlabs.org/ticket/2210. To solve

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