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

Sebastian Dziallas sebastian at when.com
Thu Dec 3 06:28:05 EST 2009

Sebastian Dziallas wrote:
> 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

Actually, with v76, I get two scrollbars. The left one works, while the 
right one causes the crash, too.


...going down the version history now.

> --Sebastian
>> -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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