[Sugar-devel] Non sugar activities on ASLO

Sebastian Dziallas sebastian at when.com
Mon Nov 23 16:01:01 EST 2009

Jim Simmons wrote:
> Aleksey,
> It would be helpful to have a way to distribute things like the
> gstreamer espeak plugin you wrote.  Fedora doesn't currently include
> it.  It would be even better if you could distribute versions that
> work on the XO running .82, as well as versions for current Fedora.
> Don't know if that was what you had in mind.

Actually, it does [1]. I know because I packaged it for Fedora to move 
as many packages as possible directly into our upstream distribution. So 
it's available, but only for newer Fedora versions, as the older ones 
have been EOLed.



> James Simmons
>> Date: Mon, 23 Nov 2009 13:23:22 +0000
>> From: Aleksey Lim<alsroot at member.fsf.org>
>> Subject: [Sugar-devel] Non sugar activities on ASLO
>> To: sugar-devel at lists.sugarlabs.org
>> Message-ID:<20091123132321.GB3100 at antilopa-gnu>
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>> Hi all,
>> Non sugar activities we (could)have on ASLO:
>> ++  programs with high sugar integration(journal etc.)
>> +   programs that start smooth in sugar environment(sugarised screen mode etc.)
>> -   programs that are just absent in GNU/Linux distributions
>> --  programs that present in GNU/Linux distributions
>> In case of '-*' programs we just not follow Occam's razor principle
>> moreover we are splitting education community(people should know that
>> there is "native" GCompris and "sugarized" GCompris). On the other side
>> if ASLO intended to be software repository for sugar DE.
>> So, what about not multiplying entities and reusing 0install for '-*'
>> programs(but still not sure about '--'). For example in case of OO4kids
>> activity we can create 0install infrastructure(and benefit other non
>> sugar 0install users) or reuse existed 0install package.
>> For sugar user, 0install "activities" will look on ASLO like other
>> activities, so click on "Download" button just runs sugarized 0install
>> GUI.
>> --
>> Aleksey
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