[Sugar-devel] ASLO shut down target date? (was: licensing question)
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 <dave at lab6.com> wrote:
> On Wed, May 23, 2018, 8:54 PM James Cameron <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.
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