[sugar] lots of scrolling in activities-list

Eben Eliason eben.eliason
Wed Dec 5 14:13:20 EST 2007

We have a completely new approach to this on the table, which will be
discussed and hopefully placed into the roadmap soon.  Once we've
polished the ideas and the mockups I'm sure they will be available for
everyone to provide feedback on.

It won't be a start menu, though; I promise.  ;-)

- Eben

On Dec 5, 2007 2:08 PM, Christoph Derndorfer
<e0425826 at student.tuwien.ac.at> wrote:
> Hello all,
> I finally had a chance to play with our B4s and build 648.
> Given that a number of additional activities are now available compared
> to previous builds I do find the scrolling in the activities list to be
> a bit tiresome.
> Especially when I think about these laptops being in use for several
> months, children having downloaded more activites, maybe additional
> activities will be deployed by local groups or ministries of education.
> That can easily result in upwards of 30 or 40 activities being installed
> on any given machine.
> Shouldn't we try to come up with a better (or at least offer an
> alternative) approach to handling these lists of activities? (How about
> a "start" button for example?;-)
> Maybe categories or something?
> What do you think?
> Cheers,
> Christoph
> (OLPC Austria)
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