[Sugar-devel] Download experimental without being logged in
alsroot at member.fsf.org
Tue May 18 08:47:31 EDT 2010
On Tue, May 18, 2010 at 05:35:40AM -0700, Thomas C Gilliard wrote:
> Login is not https
> Using my PC (ubuntu 9.04)
> (I did not try to login from Xo-1 or Soas)
> My policy is NOT to use password entries with http
> 2-)I think experimental activities need to require password
Well, pretty visible "Experimental" string could be enough.
> 3-)I still would like to see the requesters hardware and software version
> to be used for "detected sugars" rather than "declared sugars"
> * featured activities(and collections) are blessed by ASLO editors
> will just work on declared sugars
> * activities that just work on declared sugars
I'll add arch detecting scheme (and per arch uploads) but it won't solve
the full issue since "detected sugar" can't mean "what packages are installed
on particular user box".
> A non-sugar login to the site should display all available activities.
> Tom Gilliard
> Aleksey Lim wrote:
> > On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 08:52:36AM +0000, Aleksey Lim wrote:
> >> Hi all,
> >> The ASLO is based on Sugar Platform idea when if activity
> >> developer wants to be sure that activity will start, just declares
> >> Sugar Platform range e.g. 0.82-0.88. This scheme is simple - users
> >> need to know only SP range to judge will activity start or not.
> >> But it doesn't work in other cases like binaries, non-SP dependencies.
> >> These issues can't be solved within current ASLO (and current deployment
> >> scheme, "only .xo bundles"). But we can remove, inherited from AMO,
> >> practice when user should be logged in to download not public
> >> activities.
> >> So, it will look like:
> >> * featured activities(and collections) are blessed by ASLO editors
> >> will just work on declared sugars
> >> * activities that just work on declared sugars
> >> * experimental activities
> >> work in some cases e.g. dependencies exist, machine is x86 etc.
> >> In all cases, user should not be logged in to download all these
> >> activity types. Does it break someone's workflows ?
> > I missed most obvious option, I've placed link to poll to news (left
> > side, under categories) section on ASLO home page.
> > Also please post a translate for followed gettext strings:
> > msgid "Poll"
> > msgid "Should users be logged in to download experimental activities."
> > msgid "Leave a vote"
> >>  http://activities.sugarlabs.org/
> >>  http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/0.86/Platform_Components
> >> --
> >> Aleksey
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