[sugar] lots of scrolling in activities-list

Walter Bender walter.bender
Wed Dec 5 21:32:31 EST 2007

> maybe this doesn't work right now, because updating
> manually-installed activities isn't set up yet, neither
> is removing them

Actually, this does work already. Simply click on an xo bundle in the
browser and the activity is loaded into the Journal. Open it from the
Journal and voila, it is installed. Remove it from the Journal and it
is uninstalled.


On Dec 5, 2007 9:27 PM, Eben Eliason <eben.eliason at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Not knowing what new design will replace the current activity frame, I think
> > that not having so many activities pre-installed would help in this problem.
> > Just like ubuntu does, provide a minimal set of most important programs, in
> > this case focusing on learning and education, and then let the user add more
> > from the wiki.
> I certainly think this is a good idea myself, regardless of how
> scalable the interface for displaying the activities is.  I think that
> choosing a core set of 10 or so activities which will provide really
> rich functionality while keeping the number of entry points and the
> learning curve low is a good approach.
> In fact, from the standpoint of emphasizing the ability to obtain new
> activities from elsewhere, which should be an integral part of the
> system, limiting the default set to the basics makes sense.
> - Eben
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Walter Bender
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