[IAEP] [Sugar-devel] Exploring Sugar-on-Tablets
erikb at mediamods.com
Wed Apr 13 10:55:59 EDT 2011
Before completely dismissing the mac ppc architecture, it is noteworthy that
the platform has a bright retrograde future in tablets.
On Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 3:58 AM, Sean DALY <sdaly.be at gmail.com> wrote:
> PPC on Mac is also, unfortunately, a platform with no future, the last
> machine having been manufactured in 2005. It's a tribute to Apple's
> hardware quality that many are still around (I have G3s, G4s and G5s
> still going strong, including one of the latter duals maxed out with 8
> Gb of RAM and 6 Tb of onboard disk) but the most recent MacOS (10.6)
> does not run on them, nor does any version of VirtualBox.
> On Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 4:21 AM, Gonzalo Odiard <gonzalo at laptop.org>
> > Caryl,
> > Running Sugar in any machine is not free, we must invest many,many,
> > of work, and the complexity of the plataform is increased.
> > We need select out targets, we don't have infinite resources.
> > Regards,
> > Gonzalo
> > On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 7:42 PM, Caryl Bigenho <cbigenho at hotmail.com>
> >> I haven't run Android on anything since I took my Android phone back to
> >> Verizon after trying and not liking it for a few days a couple of years
> >> I am talking about running Sugar using whatever method can be devised.
> >> easier the better!
> >> I have run Strawberry and Blueberry in a Virtual Box on my MacBook, but
> >> not without problems. I haven't tried the VB on the PowerBook I gave my
> >> husband after replacing the defunct hard drive and getting a new MacBook
> >> longer new ;-( . I have been able to run EToys to Go on both of them as
> >> as an eeePC I bought so I could experiment with these things. Etoys
> >> files transfer seamlessly between all three of these machines. My dream
> >> situation would be to have Sugar work the same way.
> >> Caryl
> >> > Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2011 17:23:02 -0400
> >> > Subject: Re: [IAEP] Exploring Sugar-on-Tablets
> >> > From: cscott at laptop.org
> >> > To: martin.langhoff at gmail.com
> >> > CC: cbigenho at hotmail.com; iaep at lists.sugarlabs.org;
> >> > sugar-devel at lists.sugarlabs.org; pbrobinson at gmail.com
> >> >
> >> > On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 5:01 PM, Martin Langhoff
> >> > <martin.langhoff at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > > On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 4:43 PM, Caryl Bigenho <
> cbigenho at hotmail.com>
> >> > > wrote:
> >> > >> PCs and Linux machines yes. But... there still lots of issues with
> >> > >> Macs and
> >> > >> so far it does not work with the older G4 Power PC Macs (EToys to
> >> > >> does!).
> >> > >
> >> > > Does Android run on your G4 PPC Mac?? Or is this all random talk?
> >> >
> >> > This week's work (Sugar-on-Chrome) provides a much better story for
> >> > desktop compatibility.
> >> > --scott
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