On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 19:02, Art Hunkins <abhun...@uncg.edu> wrote:
> I was mistaken about this. Both SoaS (yes, Strawberry) and the XO-1 act
> identically: downloaded activities register immediately; *copied* activities
> (from a USB stick) require a restart to register.

Btw, from 0.86 on you won't need to restart in that case, the
Activities dir is monitored and new activities placed there are picked
up.

> As I stated previously, restarts (by whatever method) work fine on the XO-1.
>
> With SoaS Strawberry, restart from the (old) user menu worked fine; the
> CONTROL + ALT + BACKSPACE method crashes. I'd sure appreciate at least *one*
> SoaS option that works.

If you search in the archives you will see that it was removed because
it was causing problems to children. We appreciate each of our users,
even more the ones that help us test and improve Sugar, but if we have
to chose, we need to optimize the experience for children.

Regards,

Tomeu

> Art Hunkins
>
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Tomeu Vizoso" <to...@sugarlabs.org>
> To: "James Cameron" <qu...@laptop.org>
> Cc: "Art Hunkins" <abhun...@uncg.edu>; <sugar-devel@lists.sugarlabs.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, October 13, 2009 4:58 AM
> Subject: Re: [Sugar-devel] [Bug 422302] Re: Soas-2-beta: drop-down menu on
> XO icon incomplete
>
>
> On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 05:15, James Cameron <qu...@laptop.org> wrote:
>>
>> On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 10:27:21PM -0400, Art Hunkins wrote:
>>>
>>> IIRC, the XO-1 and SoaS work differently when either downloading
>>> Activities, or copying them via USB. (I'm forgetting now whether it's
>>> one or the other or both.) In any case, the XO-1 registers them to the
>>> list immediately, whereas on SoaS, a reboot is required for the new
>>> Activities to appear.
>>>
>>> It certainly would be nice for SoaS to act like the XO-1 in this
>>> regard.
>>
>> I agree. I'm afraid I don't yet know the code well enough to figure out
>> why it happens. I suggest you raise a bug against SoaS to have new
>> activities registered immediately without a reboot.
>
> There should be no difference in this regard, can someone verify if
> this is happening?
>
> Also, when you say SoaS, you mean Strawberry, right?
>
> Regards,
>
> Tomeu
>
> --
> «Sugar Labs is anyone who participates in improving and using Sugar.
> What Sugar Labs does is determined by the participants.» - David
> Farning
>



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