[Sugar-devel] ASLO shut down target date? (was: licensing question)

James Cameron quozl at laptop.org
Wed May 23 23:38:24 EDT 2018

On Wed, May 23, 2018 at 11:29:53PM -0400, Walter Bender wrote:
> On Wed, May 23, 2018 at 11:26 PM Dave Crossland <[1]dave at lab6.com> wrote:
>     On Wed, May 23, 2018, 8:54 PM James Cameron <[2]quozl at laptop.org> wrote:
>         Tony's insistence on ASLO continues to amuse me.  Most distribution of
>         activities now happens through bundles, tarballs, and GitHub.  ASLO is
>         rarely used by distributors or indeed useful for anything except
>         personal searches for broken activities.  Tony's numbers make it
>         plain.  My own plan is to remove the link to "activities" in Browse
>         default page; plenty of disk space these days to include all working
>         activities in a build.
>     Good to hear real world usage of aslo has entered terminal decline. When
>     will it be turned off?
> I am not a fan of the current activity server, but I am a fan of
> having lots of activities for our users to explore beyond the ones
> that were chosen for them.  So it seems we need some way for them to
> explore, even if deployments (and deployers) feel otherwise.

Yes, a good goal to have.  It's just that the reality has fallen far
from it as activity maintenance has dwindled.

James Cameron

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