[Sugar-devel] Is it ok to host my activity in my Github repositories ?

Lionel Laské lionel.laske at gmail.com
Fri Sep 15 15:25:37 EDT 2017

Hi Sebastian,

You're right I initially planned to fix it in v0.9 but didn't had time to
do that.
Will be fixed in the next version.

In the meantime, as you said, activities written for Sugarizer will work on
the XO but could fail on Sugar on PC depending of the WebKit version



2017-09-15 13:07 GMT+02:00 Sebastian Silva <sebastian at fuentelibre.org>:

> On 15/09/17 03:49, laurent bernabe wrote:
> Indeed, I first cloned Sugarizer repository from Github, copied activity
> template from inside it into the sugarizer activities directory.
> Then, as Sebastien Silva suggested me in order to correct a problem with
> my activity icon (appearing all black), I replaced the sugar-web folder
> with the one from Sugarizer top folder. *But the icon problem stayed the
> same : so I plan to put back the activity template version of sugar-web
> folder again.*
> Ah, mi recommendation was wrong then. I thought you had used the Sugar-Web
> template as is documented here (https://developer.sugarlabs.
> org/web-activity.md.html).
> Lionel, we should really unify instructions and make sure Sugarizer Apps
> run as Sugar Activities, even with the WebKit2 backend (last time I
> checked, it only worked with Webkit1 which is deprecated everywhere and
> only active by default on XO laptops.)
> I have made a bug in Sugarizer for this in the past,
> https://github.com/llaske/sugarizer/issues/116 and if there's anything
> you'd like to add to *sugar-web*, OLPC (via James Cameron) has
> unilaterally declared feature freeze for 0.112, but it shouldn't be a
> problem since *sugar-web* is not dinamically called but actually embedded
> in *every* activity.
> Laurent, if it is the same bug I reported, then your activity will work
> fine in Sugarizer and if Lionel will test on an XO, it will work fine in
> Sugar too, but it won't work in Sugar outside XO because of the
> aforementioned issue with environment detection for sugarizer's version of
> sugar-web which only detects Webkit1 as Sugar otherwise just assumes
> Sugarizer style journale etc.
> Hope this helps,
> Regards,
> Sebastian
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