[Sugar-devel] Hi; GSoC?

Isaac Dupree ml at isaac.cedarswampstudios.org
Thu Mar 18 23:55:57 EDT 2010

On 03/18/10 11:43, Benjamin M. Schwartz wrote:
> Isaac Dupree wrote:
>> I wonder if this Zero/Sugar
>> project could use some GSOC support, or if there are more
>> useful/important things to work on?
> I think 0install+Sugar integration would be a very valuable project.  The
> Sugar Labs Oversight Board recently approved a statement that Sugar needs
> "a mechanism for supporting access to non-Sugar dependencies".  I think
> 0install fits the bill well.
> There are many Sugar developers who are skeptical of 0install's utility
> for Sugar.  I think a GSoC project to add deep 0install support to the
> Sugar core would be a great way to resolve this issue.  If the GSoC
> project produces a compelling result, then perhaps more developers will be
> convinced, and the project's code can be committed to Sugar mainline.

Was there a discussion I could read, about, conversely, how well the 
(non-Zero) .xo packaging is doing and how easily it could be extended to 
meet some of our (Sugar's) needs?


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