[sugar] [Activity Proposal] Develop
Marco Pesenti Gritti
Mon May 19 13:07:26 EDT 2008
I think we should aim at including Develop in 0.84.
It's an essential activity but it's not tested a lot, it will require
complex glucose changes and the maintenance situation is undefined at
(Just in the case it's not clear, this is *my* opinion. Discussion and
more opinions are welcome!)
On Fri, May 16, 2008 at 7:40 PM, Jameson Chema Quinn
<jquinn at cs.oberlin.edu> wrote:
> I would like to propose Develop for inclusion in Sugar releases. This
> application is a bit premature, but somebody mentioned that the
> decisions for next release are coming up next week, so I'm pushing it
> out there.
> * Short description of the features.
> Ability to edit and package activities, esp. python-based ones.
> * Screenshots or screencasts.
> * Are you willing to follow the Schedule?
> If I can feed my family while I do so, yes. (I am currently applying
> for a position as a contractor for OLPC to work on this. Depends on
> the resolution of that.)
> * System components the activity depends on.
> Critical dependence on bundlebuilder.py and activitybundle.py; I am
> currently updating those to a new bundle format, which will make them
> dependent on a Sugar crypto service, which will depend on python's
> crypto and ezpythoncrypto modules.
> * Members of the developer team.
> Jameson Quinn (me)
> Others have contributed but nobody else seems to be on this right now.
> * Status of internationalization.
> Barely started. I can do Spanish myself. (Internationalization of the
> code is my dream feature, but here I refer to internationalization of
> the activity. There are few strings.
> * Code repository.
> * Bug tracking system.
> trac : dev.laptop.org
> * Planned feature for this release cycle
> as mentioned above, bulletproof bundles and some support for
> versioning (dev and stable versions). The activity can break, but it
> should at least bundle itself up correctly. Beyond that, depends on
> voting at http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Develop/roadmap .
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