[Sugar-devel] [IAEP] ASLO Suggestion
martin at martindengler.com
Wed Jun 10 12:55:25 EDT 2009
On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 11:48:43AM -0500, James Simmons wrote:
> First and foremost ASLO has to make sense to grade school kids and their
Sure - I'm agreeing
> That's why I didn't care for GCompris as a category.
I didn't see that as an issue.
> Now since we can give an Activity up to three Categories it might
> make sense to have one for the stuff that comes pre-installed.
Sure - I'm agreeing
> Other than that, does any kid or teacher care who maintains an
Clearly you view the answer as "no" (I think in general, the right
answer is "not unless they can get something out of that person",
which is a distinct possibility in FOSS-land, so actually I think the
answer should be "they should because it can help them"). I don't
know what point you're making, expect possibly "we needn't care about
aslo's coherency for anyone other than 'learners'".
> Among ourselves we can make any taxonomy we like, but for the public
> face of Sugar Activities we have to remember the target audience.
Did you think I was saying the opposite?
>> It'd be great if the classifications found happened to, or could be
>> easily made to, be sensibly related to the classifications used for
>> quite some time now:
I hardly read that as "the classifications must be only what we
> Any discussion of taxonomy reminds me of grocery shopping on
Well, I didn't start it :).
> Whoever does the taxonomies for Jewel and Dominick's seems to have
> no purpose in mind other than keeping me in the damned store as long
> as possible. On the other hand Costco arranges stuff in reasonable
Are you saying that we should design our taxonomy to get people off
ASLO as soon as possible? If not, what?
> James Simmons
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