[sugar] shared whiteboard

Marco Pesenti Gritti mpg
Mon Jul 24 10:38:13 EDT 2006

Robert Staudinger wrote:
> Hi,
> as counterpart for AbiWord's emerging collaborative editing
> functionality i've been googling around for shared whiteboard software
> and came across [1].
> I've been wondering whether anything along that line is being
> considered for the OLPC, possibly with a canvas like goocanvas [2] on
> top. Seems some work has been done on python bindings already [3].
> [1] http://www.gnome.org/~seth/blog/whiteboard
> [2] http://www.dachaplin.dsl.pipex.com/goocanvas/
> [3] http://developer.berlios.de/projects/pygoocanvas/
There is this too, cairo based with python bindings...
I have no idea of how it compares to goocanvas.

About the white board idea, we have been considering a sketching 
activity in our design thinking along to the browser one. It has not 
been implemented yet because of time lack.
So if someone wants to give this a try... it would be totally cool.


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