[IAEP] deployment feedback (was Re: [Sugar-devel] GPA ain't the world (was: [Sugar-news] Sugar Digest 2009-08-11))

Walter Bender walter.bender at gmail.com
Mon Aug 17 12:00:02 EDT 2009

On Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 11:54 AM, Christoph
Derndorfer<e0425826 at student.tuwien.ac.at> wrote:
> Walter Bender schrieb:
>> On Sun, Aug 16, 2009 at 11:55 PM, Christoph
>> Derndorfer<e0425826 at student.tuwien.ac.at> wrote:
>>> Tomeu Vizoso schrieb:
>>>> On Sat, Aug 15, 2009 at 03:39, Raul Gutierrez Segales<rgs at rieder.net.py>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>> On Thu, 2009-08-13 at 15:06 -0400, Walter Bender wrote:
>>>>>> On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 2:17 PM, David Van
>>>>>> Assche<dvanassche at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>> [snip]
>>>>>>> Or are you saying the feedback is getting through and I'm just not
>>>>>>> seeing
>>>>>>> it?
>>>>>> We all seem to agree that feedback is important.
>>>>>> We mostly agree that there is value in feedback from all deployments,
>>>>>> big and small.
>>>>>> We are currently getting valuable feedback from the field: Sur, the
>>>>>> Ceibal blogs, reports from Nepal, Greg's reports from GPA, et al.
>>>>>> We need more feedback and therefore we are exploring additional means
>>>>>> of getting it. You ideas are welcome!
>>>>> Perhaps a section in Sugar Digest with links to highlights of what went
>>>>> on in deployments during the week?
>>>> Sounds like a great idea to me.
>>> Yes, this is indeed a great idea!
>> In order to implement this idea, I need feedback from the field
>> (Catch-22?)
> I think bug #1128 "Remove "Erase" and "Remove favorite" Activity palette
> entries from Home favorite view" (http://dev.sugarlabs.org/ticket/1128) is a
> pretty good example of feedback repeatedly coming from the field (in this
> case even from 2 or 3 different people and places), being turned into a
> bug-report, subsequently being discussed (the current stage) and then being
> fixed in time for the next release.
> IMHO that is a clear, albeit very simple, demonstration of how things can
> and potentially (if found acceptable for all participants) should work.
> Christoph

Agreed. As an activity developer, I've also gotten lots of similar
feedback from users and deployments.  (Trying to keep up with the
flood... but the more requests I get, the easier it is to prioritize.)
> --
> Christoph Derndorfer
> co-editor, olpcnews
> url: www.olpcnews.com
> e-mail: christoph at olpcnews.com

Walter Bender
Sugar Labs

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