[IAEP] [Sugar-devel] (Goals and Mission) with Microsoft in it?

James Cameron quozl at laptop.org
Wed May 17 02:25:42 EDT 2017

On Wed, May 17, 2017 at 01:15:06AM -0500, Sebastian Silva wrote:
> On 17/05/17 00:47, James Cameron wrote:
>         Can someone explain the relationship between ASLO and Sugar network?
>     Nobody has answered your question, so I'll have a go.
>     A derivative relationship; data flows from ASLO to Sugar Network.
>     Any changes you make in ASLO that affect how the data is presented may
>     have impact on Sugar Network.
> Sorry, I thought I had answered when I said:
> " At one time there was a ASLO->Sugar Network synchronization script. "
> That is precisely the extent of the current relationship between
> ASLO and Sugar Network, nothing more.
> There is no communication or dependency between them.

Ah, that's good to know, thanks.

In that case I withdraw my concern that changes to ASLO may impact
Sugar Network.

> > Developing a new ASLO has been tried before, by Sam Parkinson, and it
> > did not get enough traction, and was shut down; we've only just
> > finished removed the changes from Sugar.  It was also a git based
> > backend.  After that experience, I really don't think we need another
> > ASLO.
> There is no reason we should not try again.
> > Activity release is not a complicated process; we lack maintainers,
> > not tools.
> I disagree. Tooling is very important. We should not abandon the vision of
> learners producing activities and sharing them. That is what Sugar Labs is
> about, after all.
> I'd choose the datastore/framework with care, to try to accommodate nano
> servers as well as large servers, and also that it is well supported.
> But, keep it simple and maintainable.
> Sebastian

James Cameron

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