[Sugar-devel] Sugar Architecture Documentation

Morgan Collett morgan.collett at gmail.com
Mon Dec 22 14:35:53 EST 2008

On Mon, Dec 22, 2008 at 19:58, David Farning <dfarning at sugarlabs.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 4, 2008 at 3:10 AM,  <tbadsha at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> Hi David,
>> As I am in between jobs, I do some volunteer work with the local OLPC
>> office, helping them in technical and regulatory matters.  However, my
>> primary interest is software and have also been working with Walter on a
>> proposal to globalize Sugar development.
>> I stay in touch with Sugar activities through the Wiki and have been trying
>> to get a handle on the articecture.  Basically, how it complements/meshes
>> with LINUX.  Came across a good article on Bitfrost and one written by you
>> on APIDOX.  From my experience I know that this learning process is
>> iterative and a lot comes with practical involvement but I would still
>> appreciate if you can point me to some documents that give me an overview of
>> the architecture.

Our architecture overview is
http://sugarlabs.org/go/DevelopmentTeam/Architecture - quite sparse
but feel free to ask specific questions on this list and we can
provide the details.

>> To give you and idea of my absorption capacity (or lack thereof), l must add
>> that I wrote code for DMERT (production system in 5ESS switch) based on UNIX
>> SVR2 and was responsible for the R&D UNIX Kernel Development (retrofitting
>> the standard UNIX scheduler to the R&D version).  But for the past 17 years
>> I have been out of internals and spent most of the time on user level
>> services (Windows Netowrking, MS Exchange, MS SMS), Salses Support, Project
>> Design, Government Policy, etc.  I am OK with OOP concepts though.
>> Regards,
>> Tariq Badsha
> Tariq,
> I have cced your request to the sugar development list.  One of the
> developers will be able to help you out more then I can.
> thanks
> david


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