[sugar] specifying what services Activities may use

Bastien bastienguerry at googlemail.com
Fri Aug 1 14:21:34 EDT 2008


Erik Garrison <erik at laptop.org> writes:

> On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 12:40:39AM +0200, Bastien wrote:
>> It's not that important anyway.  It just occurred to me that the
>> dependancies management challenge could be somehow dealt with by
>> delivering a set of default activities.  I'm not aware of any 
>> software distribution drawing such a strong line between the 
>> "core system" and the applications/activities.
>> 
>
> We have been managing the dependency issue by ensuring that the 'core'
> activities required for a given build all work on the system-level
> software packages we include.  

What is the set of "core activities"?  how does this depend on a "given
build"?  

Maybe what I'm suggesting boils down to integrate this core activities
in the environment so that people installing Sugar won't have to install
them separatly.  Just the same way that installing a standard Fedora
will install Gnome (will install evolution (etc...)).

-- 
Bastien


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