[Sugar-devel] [IAEP] Mockup for collab.sugarlabs.org
gmanb5 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 8 05:30:08 EST 2010
" if only we could put every Sugar developer
at a deployment for a week."
I am a teacher and doctoral student managing a deployment of 150 XOs/SOAS
and would love to have this happen!
On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 11:28 PM, Wade Brainerd <wadetb at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 9:47 AM, Aleksey Lim <alsroot at member.fsf.org>
> > All mentioned above could be(already) done in existed env. But the major
> > idea of collab.sl.o proposal is bringing life to existed scheme by
> > stimulating users to share their needs(due to having convenient
> > "ASLO for needs" site).
> Hi Aleksey,
> We definitely need to improve our lines of communication with users
> (deployments, teachers, students and casual). As a programmer I
> appreciate a good technical solution to this problem.
> I think it's more a personal problem than a tech problem though. E.g.
> we need better relationships between developers and users, more than
> we need a better form to fill in. And that's really a job for the
> project leadership, mostly by introducing people and encouraging them
> to follow up. Tomeu's recent visit to Laboratorio Tecnológico del
> Uruguay is a great example; if only we could put every Sugar developer
> at a deployment for a week. I joined the sur list and use Google
> Translate to feel at least a little bit plugged in :) Still, I
> occasionally send emails to deployments asking things like "Are you
> guys using Typing Turtle?" and "What kinds of activities could you
> use?" but rarely hear back. I guess it's a problem when most of the
> developers speak one language, and most of the users speak one of many
> > I'm personally for lightweight collab.sl.o(to meet only mentioned above
> > issues) and reusing existed development related resources like
> > wiki/launchpad/mls for development process.
> What do you think about making this idea into an activity, instead of
> a website? We could take my "Report a Problem" control panel and turn
> it into a "Feedback" activity. I already have the "log collector"
> server set up on SL infrastructure - we could turn the feedback into a
> RSS feed for developers who could detect trends. I'm not sure about
> the voting stuff - we hardly get any reviews on ASLO as it is, my
> Typing Turtle score is down to 3 stars because of one middle school
> kid :)
> (BTW, there seems to not be much user representation in the discussion
> about 0.88 features, which may provide some motivation for this topic)
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