[sugar] Sugar RC3 changes

Jim Gettys jg
Tue Jul 10 20:53:38 EDT 2007

On Wed, 2007-07-11 at 01:14 +0200, Marco Pesenti Gritti wrote:
> Hello,
> here is a list of changes that I think needs to go in for RC3. They are 
> not strictly new features but they are not simple bug fixes either. Let 
> me know if you have issues with any of these to go in.
> * Land the datastore branch Ben is working. I haven't heard anything 
> from him today, so I'm not sure when it will be possible to do so. 
> Though I think this is absolutely necessary to get acceptable 
> performance for the journal. Right now it takes 4 seconds to fetch 16 
> journal items on the XO. Only once this is in we will know how much work 
> is left.
> * New abiword rpms. The biggest change here is the rewrite of the 
> collision handling in the collaboration mode. New code but it's not like 
> the old collaboration has been tested a lot so far. This went in 496.
> * The new xkb keysyms (#1815) needs to go in asap. We will have to 
> refactor a lot of the sugar special keys handling, but we are waiting 
> for the new keysyms to do that.


> * Bind the power button for suspend. I'm not sure if that blocks on 
> #1815 yet or if we can get ohm to handle it. I will have to figure out.

Not at all; I just bugged cjb to get you the patch.

> * We have a few bugs with the current intro screen targeted to Trial-2 
> and Walter would like to get in the new colors for the XO. I'll try to 
> do a basic implementation of the new intro design for RC3 which will fix 
> the bugs and use the new colors.
> Thanks,
> Marco
Jim Gettys
One Laptop Per Child

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