[SoaS] Activity inclusion for SoaS-4
walter.bender at gmail.com
Tue Jul 13 10:18:39 EDT 2010
On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 8:16 AM, pbrobinson at gmail.com
<pbrobinson at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 11:14 PM, Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 5:16 PM, pbrobinson at gmail.com
>> <pbrobinson at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi SoaS people,
>>> So the current Sugar Activity list for SoaS-4 stands as follows with
>>> the justifications as to why they're included.
>>> The basic idea is to include the core Sucrose/Fructose Activity list
>>> (as long as they are actively maintained and work) and then a small
>>> selection of Activities that are well supported and demonstrate the
>>> features of the Sugar Learning platform such as the collaboration side
>>> of it to contribute towards the K-6 side of SoaS's targets.
>>> So the core sugar Fructose activities  list is:
>>> These ones are also on the Fructose list but I'm not sure of their
>>> status so we need to be convinced of their status:
>>> To the Fructose list we're adding:
>>> Physics - Because this is a great demo example (quick demo).
>>> Record - Because its useful and kids tend to like recording/photoing stuff.
>>> xoirc - Because this helps us help them.
>>> paint - K-6 and enjoyed by kids
>>> memorize - K-6 and enjoyed by kids
>>> speak - Good for voice demos
>>> So the current planned inclusion list is as follows:
>>> That currently gives us a list of 15 Activities. Its obviously not the
>>> final list and I look forward to suggestions. Its not guaranteed the
>>> above list remain the same. For example Read still does not work. And
>>> we're not aiming to get to the same level of previous releases, its
>>> currently not maintainable with the current SoaS resources.
>>> Things to note are that the Activities need to be working, well
>>> maintained, packaged in Fedora to be considered. To be in Fedora they
>>> can't contain any binary blobs (if they have code that needs to be
>>> compiled, that's fine but it must be done as per Fedora packaging
>> Sorry that I have not been able to attend the SoaS meetings of late
>> and perhaps this is covered in the meeting logs. What happened to the
>> ideas discussed on the inclusion criteria page, which I can no longer
>> find in the wiki?
> Its not final yet so consider it more of a set of guidelines.
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> SoaS at lists.sugarlabs.org
Thanks for finding the page. I've moved it, with a redirect, under the
Sugar on a Stick tree, so it appears in the list of subpages.
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