[IAEP] For Sugar Everywhere, Google-ize!
walter.bender at gmail.com
Wed Feb 16 23:00:05 EST 2011
On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 9:46 PM, Chris Ball <cjb at laptop.org> wrote:
> > Stepping back for a moment, the key question is: how can we get
> > Sugar out of the window manager and network manager and activity
> > update and UI toolkit business, where it's just not keeping up
> > (and wasting our efforts), and concentrate on the stuff we're all
> > really here for: enabling kids to learn and explore and share?
> > How much can we strip away and still have Sugar?
> I agree that this is the right question. I think we can strip
> everything *other* than:
> * Can be appropriated -- translated, modified, discussed.
> => A "view source" key
> The ability to modify apps
> The ability to run your modified apps
> The ability to reuse a document created in one app inside other apps
> * encourages creation rather than mere consumption of content.
> => Strong authoring tools for:
> Written documents
> Vector and bitmap graphics
> * encourages joint collaboration and sharing.
> => Sharing documents and messages between users
> Real-time synchronous collaboration between users
> High-level synchronization of data structures à la groupthink
> What do folks think -- did I miss anything important? Did I list
> anything that doesn't deserve to be listed?
I think the Journal -- a place of reflection -- is critical to
learning and an essential part of Sugar.
> - Chris.
> Chris Ball <cjb at laptop.org>
> One Laptop Per Child
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