[Sugar-devel] [IAEP] collaboration testing session
fgrose at gmail.com
Fri Jun 5 16:27:59 EDT 2009
http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Collaboration_Central could be upgraded or
migrated as a summary page or session report.
On Fri, Jun 5, 2009 at 4:19 PM, James Simmons <jim.simmons at walgreens.com>wrote:
> Four of the Activities you will be testing use pretty much the same code
> for collaboration:
> Read Etexts and View Slides use code copied from Read. Image Viewer
> says in its comments that it uses code copied from Read Etexts. All
> four basically just let you make a copy of the document that is being
> shared. Read is different from the rest because (the last time I
> looked) it did not save a copy of the shared document in the Journal.
> The rest do.
> Another difference with Read is that it uses meta data in the PDF to
> give a title to the Journal entry that is sharing the document. Read
> Etexts and View Slides don't have any meta data in their documents, so
> documents received from others are given the titles "Read Etexts" or
> "View Slides". In the Neighborhood view the names of the documents
> offered for sharing are clearly visible, so you'd think there would be
> *some* way of getting that information from the sharing Activity so you
> could update the Title in the Journal but I haven't figured out how to
> do it.
> View Slides displays a crude count "n of n bytes total" when it
> downloads a file and this seems to work. When I put exactly the same
> code in Read Etexts it only displayed the final count, not the count in
> progress. Read Etexts uses multi threading when TTS is installed, and
> maybe that is related to the reason.
> Transfer of large files is *very* slow.
> Hope this information is of some use.
> James Simmons
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