[IAEP] IAEP Digest, Vol 12, Issue 5
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Mon Mar 2 13:35:50 EST 2009
> Message: 4
> Date: Sun, 1 Mar 2009 23:03:11 -0500
> From: Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [IAEP] Sugar Online (was Re:
> To: Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at sugarlabs.org>
> Cc: IAEP SugarLabs <iaep at lists.sugarlabs.org>
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> On Sun, Mar 1, 2009 at 5:32 AM, Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at sugarlabs.org> wrote:
> > On Sun, Mar 1, 2009 at 10:12, Sean DALY <sdaly.be at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Building a website for kids seems like a great idea to me. An online
> >> extension of the Sugar interface could foster interaction between
> >> Sugarized schools in a country and even beyond borders. The commitment
> >> of choosing a username is not major for an existing Sugar user. And,
> >> it could provide curious grownups with a (partial) idea of the Sugar
> >> experience.
> > This remembers me something that has been in the back of my mind since
> > FOSDEM, when Patrick Sinz showed me the custom UI that they have
> > designed for the Gdium.
> > They use gdesklets to display some widgets in the screen that relate
> > to some online activity of the user. Those desklets can display info
> > from facebook, gmail, rss feeds of all kinds, etc. The idea being (as
> > I understood it) that the gdium is not only the physical device on the
> > hands of the user, but also a medium through which sync a global,
> > virtual identity with the local, real identity of the user. Of course
> > this assumes an internet connection of some reliability.
> > This may be related to a global "bulletin board", concept so often
> > discussed but still so far from being implemented:
> > What do people think? Accessing, caching and displaying some online
> > content inside the Sugar shell instead of only inside Browse seem like
> > an idea worth discussing?
> Seems like a good idea.
> Perhaps we should start a separate thread for this discussion:
> building a kids website and/or making Sugar shell more web-friendly
> are very different problems from the problem of reaching out to
> parents and teachers.
> Walter Bender
> Sugar Labs
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