[Sugar-devel] ANNOUNCE: Sugar 0.88 for the XO-1
bernie at codewiz.org
Sat Jun 12 18:53:20 EDT 2010
El Sun, 13-06-2010 a las 08:40 +1000, forster at ozonline.com.au escribió:
> 72 dpi icons looked good to me
> Maybe the logic of big icons was not eyesight but touchpad control?
> Though the target audience of the XO builds is still children 6-12, it
> doesnt have to restrict the audience of other Sugar builds. Sugarlabs
> can have a wider mission than OLPC.
I agree, but we constantly get told that we should be more focused, not
One easy thing we could do is make the size of these UI elements
scalable along with the font. I think there was some code to do it in
trac, but it didn't make it in time for 0.88.
> There are features of Sugar which should have strong 12+ appeal: show
> source, Pippy, TurtleArt Python extensions.
I made some high-school kids play with these and they seemed to have
> I dont recall the issue of target audience ever being discussed at
> Sugarlabs, we kind of inherited the 6-12 mission of OLPC without
> further analysis.
I don't have the expertise to tell, but from my occasional observations
it seems that 4+ yr children already enjoy hacking on Sugar and they
start to feel too constrained at ages 10 and more. I'm talking of kids
in developed nations who are kids who are constantly exposed to
I'd let pedagogists tell us. (and any followup to this thread should
probably be moved to iaep@ anyway).
// Bernie Innocenti - http://codewiz.org/
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