[sugar] server side
Tue Mar 6 05:49:48 EST 2007
On 3/2/07, MBurns <maburns at gmail.com> wrote:
> As mentioned in the February 17th Community News letter :
> >7. School server: John Watlington is joining OLPC to head our School
> >Server project; he will also be helping out on completing the
> >Generation-1 system until a hardware architect can be found.
Oh! Great news! I've been monitoring sugar-dev and olpc-dev for
discussion on the server too. Jim said discussion would happen around
(damn! I see discussion is taking place in the wiki - heh, I'll have
to somehow track that...)
> > Also, what is likely to be the web server used? Is Apache too big (I presume)?
> School server development is *just now* beginning to ramp up, and so
> such things are still in the air. I wouldn't be surprised if a
> non-apache server was used (something in python, or just lighterweight
> in general), but the server would be sufficiently powerful to run
> Apache if they want its featureset.
I am not too fussed about apache, but probably having a more complete
packaging system (IOWs leave the rpm database there, and provide means
for package installation), and probably supporting non-python
I am coming from the Moodle (and other web-based learning tools) POV.
Sadly, the range of existing software in this area in python is poor,
most of the interesting activity is in the PHP space.
More information about the Sugar-devel