[Sugar-devel] [IAEP] Fwd: Sugar Digest 2009-11-02
sverma at sfsu.edu
Tue Nov 3 15:31:21 EST 2009
On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 11:41 AM, David Farning <dfarning at sugarlabs.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 9:28 AM, Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I think there are more "recommended" activities than fit at any one
>> time. They are chosen randomly from the list. As to how the list is
>> compiled, I do not know, but I believe that Etoys is already a
>> recommended activity. I'll double-check.
> Currently there is not a formal "recommended" policy. Basically,
> whenever I see a cool new activity I add it to the recommend list and
> remove an activity that has been around for awhile. I think Aleksey
> does the same.
> If anyone would like to create and maintain more formal "recommended"
> list it is very easy to create an activities.sl.o editor's account for
I had written about this a long time ago. My approach was to rank
activities based on a list of attributes (weighted scoring). The
activities with the highest attributes would be the ones installed.
The same approach could be used for "Recommended" activities. The
thread is at http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/grassroots/2008-September/000707.html
. The GoogleDocs spreadsheet is at
>> On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 10:25 AM, Rita Freudenberg <rita at squeakland.org> wrote:
>>> Walter Bender wrote:
>>>> 5. Thanks to the efforts of Josh Williams, Aleksey Lim, and David
>>>> Farning, the new http://activities.sugarlabs.org site went on-line
>>>> over the weekend. The new look is clean and also in compliance with
>>>> Mozilla copy
>>> I would like to know how the activities on the starting page are chosen.
>>> What does it require from an activity to be "recommended"?
>>> My question is not just out of curiosity, I would like to see Etoys there.
>>> So I would like to know if we could do anything to be considered a
>>> recommended activity?
>>> Rita Freudenberg
>>> Squeakland Foundation
>> Walter Bender
>> Sugar Labs
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