[Sugar-devel] Git Backend Architecture | GSoC'15

Sebastian Silva sebastian at fuentelibre.org
Sun Mar 22 05:45:47 EDT 2015

On an XO, >5MB *is* a large file. Aslo, git blobs never go away, at
least by default, so extra care must be taken here to make sure to
return disk space to the user on deletion of drafts, for instance.

El 20/03/15 a las 10:24, Martin Abente escibió:
>         The user should see even higher level options to operate ie.,
>         CRUD operations and versioning options, from the UI.
>     Hmm... is this still target to 6 - 12 kids? What is the use case?
> Yes, I am not saying they should type "git clone" or "git reset
> --hard", these kind of concepts presented in a way more simplified way
> to the users, but having a git based back end and not introducing
> basic versioning options it seems a waste.

This is, in my humble opinion, the hardest issue to solve.

Perhaps this link is relevant:

It contains a frozen picture of some early thinking into adding
versioning to the Sugar Journal. We've dropped the /Keep/ button since.
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