[Sugar-devel] [PATCH] Display build number at Name Page

Martin Dengler martin at martindengler.com
Fri Jul 8 09:47:39 EDT 2011

On Fri, Jul 08, 2011 at 01:26:40PM +0100, Daniel Drake wrote:
> On 15 June 2011 16:01, Esteban Bordón <ebordon at plan.ceibal.edu.uy> wrote:
> > This patch show the build number in the name page for first boot (see
> > attached file). It's very useful to test the correct massive flashing for
> > technical team.
> It may sound excessive and a little unbelievable, but this first step
> really is a very challenging and stressful experience for everyone
> involved. This screen must be kept as simple as possible.
> [...]
> [P]erhaps it could be temporarily shown on the Sugar naming screen
> while Ctrl+Shift are held down, or something like that.


Ctrl + Shift or flash the mic LED or spew it on the wireless interface
as a spurious ICMP packet's target IPv4 address, but the visible UI
should be geared toward the people using the laptops.

Having the build number there disrupts the UX of the vast majority to
the benefit of a tiny minority of people.

> Daniel

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