[IAEP] status on Sugar Guide for 0.84
cbigenho at hotmail.com
Thu Mar 26 13:57:01 EDT 2009
OK...so can this information be added to the new Sugar Guide?
> Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2009 17:25:33 +0100
> Subject: Re: [IAEP] status on Sugar Guide for 0.84
> From: sdaly.be at gmail.com
> To: cbigenho at hotmail.com
> CC: iaep at lists.sugarlabs.org
> Greetings Caryl,
> I agree with you and in fact I've been very pleased to run Sugar v0.84
> at full screen in virtualization on a Mac Mini, following the
> instructions at this link: http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Downloads
> easily reachable from the homepage of www.sugarlabs.org
> (note: the download link onthe "Sugar on a Stick VirtualBox" page
> appears to be broken it should be
> We are still updating those wiki pages and the Mac page does need to
> make clearer that Sugar will only run on an Intel processor Mac. It's
> a pity because I'm sure lots of schools have older Macs (I have a
> bunch at the house myself).
> On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 5:11 PM, Caryl Bigenho <cbigenho at hotmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi...
> > The new Sugar manual looks very professional. You folks have done a great
> > job.
> > I was, however, disappointed to find that, although running it on a Mac is
> > mentioned, the instructions for doing it are not included. The education
> > world in the US is mostly a Mac world. A lot of people would like to run it
> > on their classroom machines.
> > If it currently only works on Intel based machines, could we at least
> > include instructions for that? Meanwhile, is anyone working on getting it
> > to run on Power PC Macs? I have both and can test it whenever it is ready
> > and you send me the info on getting it.
> > Caryl
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> >> Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2009 08:52:08 -0500
> >> From: Anne Gentle <annegentle at gmail.com>
> >> Subject: [IAEP] status on Sugar Guide for 0.84
> >> To: iaep at lists.sugarlabs.org, discuss at lists.flossmanuals.net
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> >> Hi all -
> >> I am thinking the Sugar Guide is ready for one last look before I publish
> >> to
> >> PDF and HTML.
> >> It's still on the WRITE side of FLOSS Manuals, so feel free to do any
> >> last-minute proofing and edits here:
> >> http://en.flossmanuals.net/bin/view/Sugar/8_4/WebHome
> >> We had some technical hurdles to overcome since it's our first version
> >> update on a manual (way to lead the way Sugar!). But I think enough bugs
> >> are
> >> worked out to allow publishing tomorrow (Friday 3/27).
> >> Final items:
> >> 1. Walter or someone with python knowledge, could you review the
> >> "Modifying Sugar" chapter at
> >> http://en.flossmanuals.net/bin/view/Sugar/8_4/ModifyingSugar? I had to
> >> take all the code examples (python and svg xml) and put them into images
> >> so
> >> that the PDF generation will work.
> >> 2. There's a problem with misnumbered chapters for which I've logged a
> >> trac issue and Aco has taken: http://adam.engagetv.com/trac/ticket/81.
> >> 3. Walter, David, and Adam - let's talk about getting an ISBN for this
> >> book if we want to sell it on Amazon. If we do decide to sell it on
> >> Amazon,
> >> we'll need a new book cover to match Crown Quarto dimensions. (The
> >> dimensions are 190mm x 250mm and the page count is 226.)
> >> Thanks, all, for your assistance and patience.
> >> Anne
> >> --
> >> Anne Gentle
> >> email: annegentle at justwriteclick.com
> >> blog: www.justwriteclick.com
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