ex-preinstalled and now unsupported activities (Re: Update.1)
wadetb at gmail.com
Wed Mar 12 13:10:50 EDT 2008
I made a proposal on the Activities talk page the other day, which suggests
organizing activities into Featured and Extra, with some Featured activities
also being Supported by the OLPC team.
This would allow activities which are feature complete and relatively bug
free to be distinguished from those that are not finished and/or not
working, without creating the impression that OLPC maintains all activities.
On Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 1:02 PM, Walter Bender <walter at laptop.org> wrote:
> Part of the confusion is terminology. If by pre-installed, you mean
> part of the OS image, then the only pre-installed activity is the
> Journal, and that only because Sugar doesn't really work without
> (yet). But the activity bundle that will be included with the OS image
> has "pre-installed" by default all of the activities that were
> included since 650.
> On Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 12:51 PM, Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de>
> > On Mar 12, 2008, at 17:35 , C. Scott Ananian wrote:
> > > On Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 12:27 PM, Korakurider
> > > <korakurider at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >> Ex-preinstalled activities are now called "unsupported
> > >> activities" :-<
> > >
> > > Where does it say that?
> > I said that, and you answered that my summary was basically right.
> > Calling only selected activities "supported" (as per #6598) implies
> > the others are "unsupported" by how the English language works, as far
> > as I can tell.
> > > I believe the current plan is that the
> > > "preinstalled" activities are now called "supported" activities,
> > Is that official? I.e., should we change the "pre-installed" moniker
> > on the wiki's Activities page?
> > > and
> > > the build we test here at OLPC is the core build + the G1G1
> > > customization key (which installs those "supported" activities). We
> > > can't afford to test every activity and every combination of
> > > activities, but the current plan explicitly maintains the status quo
> > > ante.
> > Is that customization key available for download, yet?
> > - Bert -
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