[Sugar-devel] [IAEP] ASLO Suggestion
sdaly.be at gmail.com
Thu Jun 11 03:51:24 EDT 2009
ultimately, the question is: are there (or not) Activities common to
every, or nearly every instance of Sugar?
On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 1:05 AM, Gary C Martin<gary at garycmartin.com> wrote:
> On 10 Jun 2009, at 18:24, James Simmons wrote:
>> I phrased that poorly. A kid might care that James Simmons wrote
>> Read Etexts. He probably won't care if James Simmons is a part of
>> Sugar Labs, or part of the community, or if it was part of GCompris,
>> or if we consider Read Etexts part of Glucose, Sucrose, Fructose, etc.
>> If a kid accidentally removes the Moon Activity and wants it back he
>> might look in Math and Science or he might look in Pre-Installed.
>> It should be listed in both places.
> I know what you meant about a "core" or "pre-Installed" category, but
> this is going to break so fast, actually already broken. Different
> distros are bundling different activities, some more some less, it's
> their call. I think David Van Assche mentioned getting 50+ Activities
> in the latest openSUSE image; and I'm sure school deployments will
> choose their own Activity sets.
>> As far as Dominick's vs. Costco, I enjoy the time I spend at Costco
>> and hate the time I spend at Dominick's. A good taxonomy would
>> encourage a kid to explore the site and see what's available. A
>> poor one would make him feel like I do on Sunday afternoons,
>> wondering why canned tomatoes are in a totally different aisle than
>> other canned vegetables, or why Pita bread isn't with the rest of
>> the bread, or why Blue or Feta cheese isn't with the rest of the
>> cheese in the Dairy section, etc.
>> James Simmons
>> Martin Dengler wrote:
>>>> Other than that, does any kid or teacher care who maintains an
>>> Clearly you view the answer as "no" (I think in general, the right
>>> answer is "not unless they can get something out of that person",
>>> which is a distinct possibility in FOSS-land, so actually I think the
>>> answer should be "they should because it can help them"). I don't
>>> know what point you're making, expect possibly "we needn't care about
>>> aslo's coherency for anyone other than 'learners'".
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> IAEP -- It's An Education Project (not a laptop project!)
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