[Sugar-devel] [Please Read] SoaS v2 RC Issues

Sebastian Dziallas sebastian at when.com
Thu Dec 3 06:19:42 EST 2009

Sayamindu Dasgupta wrote:
> Confirmed that Read v78 has a "jumpy" cursor issue which can be
> avoided by reverting back to v77.
> Can't reproduce crash yet (trying to get hold of a F12 based system).

I can reproduce it using v77, too. The log is here: pastebin.be/22280


> -sdg-
> On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 9:55 AM, Sayamindu Dasgupta<sayamindu at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> Please revert to the previous version of Read if possible (v77) and
>> check if it works.
>> I'm trying to reproduce this, but I'm at a conference at the moment
>> and can't download vm images.
>> Also, regarding Project Gutenberg EPUBs, they are quite shoddy, so we
>> should really consider whether including them is a nice idea (I can
>> figure out some of the legal issues, but in such a situation it may be
>> prudent not to include any EPUB at all)
>> Thanks,
>> Sayamindu
>> On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 7:13 AM, Sebastian Dziallas<sebastian at when.com>  wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> this is a very quick update on the current state of SoaS v2.
>>> We discovered on Tuesday that we wouldn't be able to ship content due to
>>> legal concerns that was originally intended to be included and discussed
>>> how to proceed in the last two days. Specifically, we won't include
>>> anything that contains a CreativeCommons NC or ND clause, or any
>>> equivalent license.
>>> Hence, we're going to ship only books from Project Gutenberg. I've taken
>>> the task of replacing all books in question with adequate alternatives.
>>> Please speak up if you've any book suggestion that:
>>>     * is illustrated
>>>     * comes from Project Gutenberg
>>>     * is preferably in a language other than English (not required)
>>> On the other hand, while testing another RC locally in a VM, I figured
>>> that Read crashed when attempting to *scroll* through an .epub file.
>>> Additionally, one isn't able to open the content afterwards.
>>> This is almost certainly a blocker, but we *will* need to create the
>>> master image this afternoon (Central European Time). If you've a spare
>>> minute, please help us out here!
>>> Thanks,
>>> --Sebastian
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>> --
>> Sayamindu Dasgupta
>> [http://sayamindu.randomink.org/ramblings]

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