[Sugar-devel] Release policy and upgrades of sugar on laptops
abhunkin at uncg.edu
Tue Feb 16 18:52:52 EST 2010
I would like to simulate the XO-1.5 on my XO-1, to see how my activities
perform on the XO-1.5. (I'm particularly interested in how the fonts
What are my options?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris Ball" <cjb at laptop.org>
To: "Urso Wieske" <uwieske at olpcdutchcaribbean.org>
Cc: <sugar-devel at lists.sugarlabs.org>
Sent: Tuesday, February 16, 2010 3:47 PM
Subject: Re: [Sugar-devel] Release policy and upgrades of sugar on laptops
> Hi Urso,
> > Question: if version 0.84 is shipped with these laptops, is it
> > possible to upgrade the XO to the version of the next release of
> > April? Can someone tell me how this is done or where to get this
> > information?
> There's some confusion between XO releases and Sugar releases here.
> Sugar releases happen every six months, and XO (OLPC OS) releases
> happen less often -- they aren't strictly time-based, but major
> releases have happened roughly once a year, and minor bugfix releases
> happen as they're needed.
> So, it's not the case that Sugar releases are incorporated into OLPC
> releases immediately. (In fact, for the XO-1.5 we chose to use Sugar
> 0.84 even though Sugar 0.86 had been released before our final release
> happened, because we wanted a Sugar release that had seen more time
> for bugfixes.)
> You should talk with OLPC directly about how to handle your particular
> situation, but I expect that you'll need to update the machines with
> your translations when they arrive; we can give you some pointers on
> how to do that.
> - Chris.
> Chris Ball <cjb at laptop.org>
> One Laptop Per Child
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