[Marketing] [Sugar-devel] SL at NECC 2010

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Mon Jul 27 14:31:53 EDT 2009

On Mon, Jul 27, 2009 at 19:47, Gary C Martin<gary at garycmartin.com> wrote:
> On 27 Jul 2009, at 17:15, Mel Chua wrote:
>> * I don't know what big developments are likely to hit in the near
>> future, but if the "use Activities online, in browsers!" thing works,
>> then we have a *huge* winner to demo.
> Just wanted to ping on this item. I don't see "Activities online, in
> browsers!" as something achievable in other than some special Activity
> cases (EToys Activity could do it if we filtch their Java compiler,
> TurtleArt could do it if we build a JavaScript player for it, Colors
> playback could be done similarly; others could support viewing, Write,
> Paint, Labyrinth, Calculate, Chat, etc).
> I think what would be more viable, sort to mid term, would be a
> regular website design that used a Sugar like Journal metaphor to
> display/search entries uploaded by users (Aleksey has a number of
> features that may overlap quite nicely, here's one http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Features/Server_Objects_Sharing)
> . The Journal uploads/publish would all have previews so at the very
> least folks would get to see a reasonable detail view (along with all
> the meta-data) while browsing. Some standard formats could allow
> direct viewing of material online (images, pdfs, text documents,
> movies, audio), along with any special players that may be possible
> (Etoys Java playback, or a TurtleArt javascript player).

That's what the Sugar Labs DC folks are proposing, btw:


And I also agree it will be a huge step forward.



> Regards,
> --Gary
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