[Sugar-devel] The sugar stack

Walter Bender walter.bender at gmail.com
Fri Nov 27 13:31:08 EST 2009

On Fri, Nov 27, 2009 at 1:14 PM, Aleksey Lim <alsroot at member.fsf.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 27, 2009 at 05:56:42PM +0000, Aleksey Lim wrote:
>> On Fri, Nov 27, 2009 at 09:55:20AM -0600, David Farning wrote:
>> > Many of the discussion about this have stalled because of confusion
>> > over what aspect the stack we are trying to define.
>> >
>> >  As a starting point, I would suggest:
>> > 1. That we get rid of the glucose - fructose categorisation.  It is
>> > overloaded and confusing
>> yup, I like scheme when new activity developer well understands(from
>> beginning) that there is core and his new activity(w/o "core", since
>> fructose comes from sucrose release) which uses core functionality.
>> > 2. That Quality and synchronisation of activities becomes an
>> > Activities Team issue.
>> and ASLO could be useful on that way(featured activities, editors
>> collections etc) and this process is pretty transparent(e.g. we have
>> public aslo@ ml to discuss editros questions) and well visible(all
>> editors changes are accessible right after changes) on ASLO.
>> So, in comparing with fructose scheme(which e.g. involves all distro
>> packagers, since they should package fructose) in case of ASLO we
>> have more flexible method.
> I guess one of major reasons to keep fructose is localization issue
> (its much easier for translators to have tough set of activities
> to localize them at first).
> In my mind its just remains from OLPC scheme(when where is only
> one developer/deployer). But now, another deployment could have another
> priority in choosing activities.
> So translate.sl.o could have several activity sets for various
> deployers/deployments such we have now only for OLPC.
> And in addition to such sets, using "Featured activities" which
> will be set of featured activities on ASLO(last activity versions).

It would be interesting to auto-generate groups in Pootle based on the
groups people define in ASLO.


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Walter Bender
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