[sugar] Typing Tutor: LetsType
Sat Apr 5 14:00:39 EDT 2008
Aahh... thanks for clarifying that for me. I am new here, and i did not
realize that pygame/sdl stuff would not work on the XO. So, given what you
have said here, then i wish you best-of-luck pursuing your project. All
On Sat, Apr 5, 2008 at 11:56 AM, Prakhar Agarwal <prakhar.jiit at gmail.com>
> After discussions on IRC with everyone I came to know that tuxtype can not
> be ported to XO due its dependence on SDL graphics library. This is what I
> comprehended from the discussions. Also, there was an initiative to develop
> a typing tutor previously, but somehow it was not completed. Reference:
> So, I plan to develop this activity from scratch and put an end to the
> missing requirement. Working hard at it. :-)
> And regarding the difference between my plans and Tuxtype, I would say
> that it would be little early to comment on the differences. Firstly, I
> would aim at accomplishing the fundamental requirements of the typing tutor.
> Then in consultation with mentors, developers and users, I will further
> enhance the features.
> Right now I'm studying the current typing tutors.
> Please do participate in the Typing Tutor's User Phase :-)
> It has been initiated for getting inputs from everyone and come up with
> results of Idea Development Stage.
> On Sat, Apr 5, 2008 at 9:43 PM, Charles Coss? <ccosse at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Isn't Tux Typing already there? Could you discuss differences of your
> > plans to Tux Typing, and explain what would be new/better/different? Just
> > curious,
> > Charles Cosse
> > On Sat, Apr 5, 2008 at 10:08 AM, Prakhar Agarwal <prakhar.jiit at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > > Hello Everyone!
> > > Please go through following links for your reference:
> > > My proposal: wiki.laptop.org/go/LetsType
> > > My homepage: prakhar.jiit.googlepages.com
> > >
> > > Well, I have been going through some of the existing typing tutors for
> > > some days and have understood some important aspects common to all. In my
> > > endeavour to contribute a typing tutor to XO, I would also like to have your
> > > views.
> > > I suppose many of you must have used a typing tutor. It would be very
> > > useful for me to get an overview of your experience.
> > > I give prime importance to "User feedback" of any application.
> > > Therefore, I would like to initiate a small idea generation phase called
> > > *USER Phase* as the very first stage of developing the typing tutor
> > > activity.
> > > Post your suggestions/ideas here or at
> > > wiki.laptop.org/go/Talk:LetsType
> > > They can be:
> > > 1. Features you desire
> > > 2. Important flaws that you noticed in your past experiences
> > > 3. New ideas
> > > 4. Suggestions on exercises/content for typing tutor
> > > 5. Suggestions on GUI(what best suits a child's level? I feel its a
> > > game, how about you?) and the overall look and feel
> > > 6. Any references for me?
> > > 7. Criticism is most welcome
> > >
> > > Participate openly in this *User phase* and win lots of praise and
> > > blessings from me!!
> > > I hope to have a healthy brainstorming session with everyone.
> > >
> > > Another Query:
> > > I have got some feedback regarding the support for multi-language from
> > > the start. I have no idea how to go about doing this and completing the
> > > localization within GSoC schedule. Keeping the widespread use of XO Laptop
> > > in mind, I have already mentioned in my application about localizing the
> > > activity in other languages soon after the English version is complete. Your
> > > suggestions in this context can help me a lot.
> > > Thanks!
> > >
> > > :-)
> > > Cheers,
> > > --
> > > Prakhar Agarwal
> > > Technical Head - Library R&D Team
> > > 3rd Year
> > > B.Tech, IT
> > > JIIT University,Noida
> > > "Life is the greatest teacher"
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> > >
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> Prakhar Agarwal
> Technical Head - Library R&D Team
> 3rd Year
> B.Tech, IT
> JIIT University,Noida
> "Life is the greatest teacher"
AsymptopiaSoftware | Software at theLimit
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