[Dextrose] [DESIGN] Extending activity microformat spec to include optional olpc_activity_size

Aleksey Lim alsroot at member.fsf.org
Mon Nov 22 02:23:23 EST 2010

On Sat, Nov 20, 2010 at 11:29:36AM +0530, Anish Mangal wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm in process of developing an updater for sugar that reads urls (for
> example [1]) which contain information in a format compliant with the
> 'activity microformat specification' [2]. While writing the updater
> code, I realized that I have to make lots of time and bandwidth
> consuming http requests to ascertain activity bundle size; information
> that can easily be included in the microformat embedded in the update
> url.
> Thus, I propose to include an optional 'olpc-activity-size' tag in the
> microformat specification, so as to rid the world of extra http
> requests. If anyone has any concerns or suggestions, please speak up
> :-)
> [1] http://wiki.paraguayeduca.org/index.php/Actividades_Dextrose_1
> [2] http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Activity_microformat

You can try microformat ASLO updater from

On activities-testing.sl.o, click Version button to set exact version
for collection activity.


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