[Sugar-devel] multiple activity versions installed simultaneously (was Re: [Bugs] #1042 UNSP: cannot install new activity version)
Benjamin M. Schwartz
bmschwar at fas.harvard.edu
Mon Aug 10 11:52:55 EDT 2009
Martin Dengler wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 09:26:58PM +0545, Daniel Drake wrote:
>> 2009/8/10 Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at sugarlabs.org>:
>>> any opinions on this?
>> I dislike the idea of having multiple versions installed at
>> once. The argument I saw for this case was that different versions
>> might have incompatibilities in their collaboration protocols.
>> Are there other reasons?
> Learner-generated activity patches, perhaps? Like, we're under a tree
> and here's my patched Terminal/Pippy/Speak that you may want to try
> but not commit to blowing-away your "official" version...
I agree... and this is why we need to have real activity versioning
support. The plan has always been to piggyback activity multiversion
support on top of the datastore's versioning capabilities, and until that
has landed, in my view, there's not much we can do.
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