[IAEP] Updating Sugar documentation for release 0.84

Walter Bender walter.bender at gmail.com
Mon Feb 16 22:09:48 EST 2009

The FLOSS Manual team how best to handle the changes to the Sugar
Manual. Our plan is to archive the 0.82 manual and update to 0.84.


On Mon, Feb 16, 2009 at 9:32 PM, Christoph Derndorfer
<e0425826 at student.tuwien.ac.at> wrote:
> Hi all,
> as some of you might be aware a new Sugar release - 0.84 - is going to
> be released at the beginning of March. So I thought it would a good time
> to start discussing how to update Sugar documentation to consider the
> changes and new features.
> Off the top of my head I can think of the following places which contain
> documentation that needs an overhaul:
> * wiki.sugarlabs.org
> * FlossManuals
> * Help-Activity
> (Probably the most widely asked question will be "How can I upgrade my
> XO to Sugar 0.84?" so this might be worth also putting on the Sugar Labs
> landing page and spread via the various developer blogs.)
> I think a relatively short and remote (but well planned!) weekend-sprint
> would go a long way in getting the necessary work done!
> Before that can happen though we would need to decide how to fork the
> existing documentation and make it *very clear* that going forward there
> will be different versions of Sugar made available by OLPC and Sugar Labs.
> I still have a very limited understanding of what exactly this entails
> and how it's going to work out but as far as the FlossManuals and
> Help-Activity documentation is concerned making clearly distinct
> versions - one for OLPC's 8.2.x releases and another one for Sugar Labs'
> 0.8x releases - seems like a reasonable starting point for me.
> Anyway, please let me know what you think and how we can make this
> happen! :-)
> Cheers,
> Christoph
> --
> Christoph Derndorfer
> co-editor, olpcnews
> url: www.olpcnews.com
> e-mail: christoph at olpcnews.com
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Walter Bender
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