[Sugar-devel] Object Bundles review and inclusion to 0.86/Feature_List request
alsroot at member.fsf.org
Tue Jul 28 13:38:31 EDT 2009
On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 03:35:05PM +0200, Martin Langhoff wrote:
> Very quick (and possibly unfair) review: there are several "manifest +
> metadata + files, all zipped up" formats, some of them very popular in
> In other words, this fits IMS-CP to a T. Yes, we may want to initially
> support a subset of IMS-CP, or add some additional bits that are of
> use to us. That's fair game.
> Our needs in this regard are fairly standard. Let's leverage the many
> tools that know IMS-CP, and the vast amounts of content out there.
> (Several other formats are slight variations on IMS-CP too. Oh, and
> this would pull us towards DublinCore metadata as well, which will be
> anotehr good step).
> To put it in more direct terms: it is a "file format" proposal that
> does not have a "compatibility" section. Or a "related file formats
> that would be a good idea".
> As I mentioned, this may be grossly unfair on Aleksey, maybe there
> *is* a reason why we're a unique snowflake and it makes sense to build
> our own isolated island. It's just not written anywhere :-)
Well, maybe its worth trying to utilize existed IMS-CP format..
OB in that case just follows to library.info(.xol) and
activity.info(.xo) formats(they both use INI format), so we need to
ask people who created library.info activity.info first :)
> On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 11:29 AM, Tomeu Vizoso<tomeu at sugarlabs.org> wrote:
> > Martin, SJ,
> > do you have anything to say? Do you know anyone in the field who has
> > anything to say about this?
> > Thanks,
> > Tomeu
> > On Mon, Jul 27, 2009 at 07:46, Aleksey Lim<alsroot at member.fsf.org> wrote:
> >> Hi all,
> >> Object Bundles feature page
> >> http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Features/Object_Bundles
> >> OB deprecates .xol and .xoj bundles(but can import them) and provide
> >> major OB proposal's feature .
> >> Tweaked Browse uploads OB instead of raw files the original
> >> idea was to upload bundles only if HTTP server requests it(by accept
> >> parameter of input tag) but in that case we should support it on
> >> server side thus cloned version of Browse uploads .xo in any case
> >> (later we can change it in some way but now its ready for testing
> >> at least).
> >>  http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Features/Object_Bundles#Summary
> >>  http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Features/Object_Bundles#Implementation
> >>  http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Features/Object_Bundles#How_To_Test
> >> --
> >> Aleksey
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