[Sugar-devel] [ANNOUNCE] SugarPlatform-0.84.0 on Caixa Mágica the Magellan project
walter.bender at gmail.com
Tue Mar 17 09:26:28 EDT 2009
For what it is worth, I sent a brief note reporting the progress to
Mario Franco this morning...
On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 9:20 AM, David Farning <dfarning at sugarlabs.org> wrote:
> Great job Aleksey,
> Let's bring Sean Daly, our marketing guy, into the conversation so he
> can work on a marketing plan going forward.
> For a very brief backstory.
> Magellan is a Portuguese firm with a contract to deploy on the order
> of 1 million locally made classmate based netbooks to children in
> Portugal. One of the original concerns with OLPC was the fact the the
> XO could not be manufacture locally as a catalysis to the local high
> tech economy.
> The Magellan will be capable of booting Caixa Mágica.
> Aleksey Lim and Tomeu have been working on packing Sugar for CM.
> On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 2:17 AM, Aleksey Lim <alsroot at member.fsf.org> wrote:
>> The Sugar Platform is a set of versioned components on which activity
>> authors can rely when targeting their activities to run on a particular
>> Sugar version .
>> On Mag it lives in task-sugar meta-package  and includes:
>> - sugar-fructose >= 0.84.0
>> - sugar-glucose >= 0.84.0
>> - gstreamer0.10-plugins-base
>> - gstreamer0.10-espeak >= 0.3
>> - gstreamer0.10-plugins-good
>> - libxml2-python
>> - python-numpy
>> - olpcsound
>> - python-olpcsound
>> - pygame
>> It means that user could download activities from activities.sugarlabs.org
>> and it won't be failed due to missed dependencies.
>> In current release Xephyr issue was fixed thus sugar could be run from current
>> session with sugar-emulator.
>>  http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/User:Tomeu/Platform_0.84
>>  http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Community/Distributions/Magalh%C3%A3es#Installation
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