Why we are about to not bother upkeeping TamTam.
Gary C Martin
gary at garycmartin.com
Tue Aug 5 17:01:38 EDT 2008
On 5 Aug 2008, at 21:16, jean piche wrote:
> Anyone care?
I care, these are a fab set of activities for kids!
It's so sad there seems to be bad blood here :-( I guess it must down
to constant shifting APIs (a huge red flag for any activity
developer**) and evolving Rainbow (a good but potentially painful
** Rant: I specifically kept away from _any_ vaguely 'interesting'
parts of sugar (colaboration, journal, sound, video – going for just
absolute basic python and GTK+ requirements, and even that's needing
some triage now) for this very reason, I'm sure a bunch of other much
more skilled developers than I are doing the same until there is
offered some hope of stability. It's fine if you have a lot of free
time to burn, rich parents, or an open minded sponsor – development of
something cool is 'cheap as chips', maybe less than a week or two of
hacking***. Supporting it over time in the current environment... Now
that's another mater entirely. Bit rot is a horrible thing when you
are just a sad leaf node.
*** I don't include TamTam here, it's clearly a much larger project.
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