[Sugar-devel] Activity Versioning - Dotted Scheme

Wade Brainerd wadetb at gmail.com
Sun Nov 29 15:38:26 EST 2009

On Sun, Nov 29, 2009 at 3:28 PM, Jonas Smedegaard <dr at jones.dk> wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 29, 2009 at 01:23:22PM -0500, Wade Brainerd wrote:
>> Anecdote: My XO ran out of space over Thanksgiving and automatically
>> deleted Browse at boot time.  I downloaded the latest version, but it failed
>> to launch as my XO is running the OLPC 8.2.0 build.  This was pretty
>> annoying to me as I didn't have a web browser available to go find out which
>> version *would* work.
> Hmmm - I believe we were promised that ASLO would ensure that only
> Activities supported by the client branch of Sugar would be served.
> Was that a brain fart of mine, a single glitch in an otherwise reliable ASLO
> version handling, or whould we simply warn Sugar 0.82 users to *not* use

ASLO does that by checking for the Browse user agent - in my
situation, I had to use scp to download Browse from

Still, the latest Browse is only about 3400 lines of Python code - I
wonder how hard it would be to make it backwards compatible with 0.82.


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