[IAEP] Common Sugar distribution package contents.
C.W. Holeman II
cwhii_cplo at julianlocals.com
Wed Dec 3 11:36:42 EST 2008
* Library Collections (e.g., for the Browse Activity)
* Sugar Activities (Browse, Read, Write, Record Turtle Art)
* Operating System (Linux, MacOSX, MSWindows)
* Hardware Platform ( XO-1, EEE PC, Classmate, XO-2)
Libraries are distributed in collections.
Activities are distributed in bundles.
Sugar is distributed in various kinds of packaging.
The library collections and activity bundle formats for Sugar are
in a format that is common across all OS/Hardware platforms.
Sugar is distributed in formats that depend upon the
The contents of activity bundle like Turtle Art or Browse is the same across
all OS/Hardware platforms.
The performance of Sugar on various OS/Hardware platforms varies.
This should only be for issues that are dependent upon the underlying
hardware and OS. It should not be the case for Sugar, Activities and libraries.
There should be a common or core set of Activities and Library Collections
that are in every Sugar distribution regardless of the kind of packaging the OS
There should be documentation on what the common or core Sugar must
always contain. The packagers need this information. There may be additional
optional packages also defined that are intended to work on all systems.
This is needed to promote Sugar as a friendly environment for outsiders
to become insiders.
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