[Sugar-devel] Activity Versioning - Dotted Scheme

Jonas Smedegaard dr at jones.dk
Sun Nov 29 16:05:37 EST 2009

On Sun, Nov 29, 2009 at 03:38:26PM -0500, Wade Brainerd wrote:
>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?
>ASLO does that by checking for the Browse user agent - in my situation, 
>I had to use scp to download Browse from download.sugarlabs.org.

Ahh, makes sense then :-)

>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.

I'll leave that to the real programmers :-)

  - Jonas

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