What's cooking inthe XS pot -- 2008-11-05
dfarning at sugarlabs.org
Wed Nov 5 15:31:33 EST 2008
On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 11:19 AM, Martin Langhoff
<martin.langhoff at gmail.com>wrote:
> I've been a bit silent lately, as I've just arrived to Boston and I'm
> trying to get organised. My plans right now are roughly
> - last round of testing of xs-0.5
> - and release!
> (I know it's delayed -- blame the moodlemoots on one hand, and the
> deep work Douglas has done in understanding ejabberd. I'm not
> regretting it, we're definitely better for both going forward.)
> right after xs-0.5 is released...
> - plant some strategic seeds in the garden of documentation
Do you think xs will be stable enough to do a server related book sprint at
> - work on ejabberd scalability for 0.6 (backportable/configurable on
> 0.5 ideally) - we're going to see XS deployments in a few schools with
> 3K students.
> - do a bit of 0.6 planning -- the stage is fairly set in the sense
> that 0.6 will probably continue and consolidate most of the feature
> work we did on 0.5
> Was talking with Greg a bit earlier about feature work on 0.6 and I am
> interested in input (probably will have a chance to review it next
> week) but keep in mind it is more likely to shape 0.7/0.8 than 0.6.
> There are several things that have an initial step in 0.5, and we need
> to work towards completion in 0.6.
> At 1CC there is quite a bit of interest in 9.1 planning. Even with
> xocamp delayed, I do want to get some conversations going. At the top
> of my list are
> - service announcement... plain dns? mdns? carrier pigeons?
> (affecting olpc-update, activity install/update control panel, etc)
> - 'registration' as a repeatable event
> - Browse.xo using our poxy proxy explicitly
> - Browse.xo doing automagic authentication with XS
> - multicast XS-to-XO NAND flashing (but Mitch is not here :-/)
> There is a lot we can do for the XO but most of it we can achieve
> without explicit changes on the XO.
> Quite a bit as you can see. Throw in some long-needed conversations
> with Ed and David Cavallo and you can see some long days ahead of me
> martin.langhoff at gmail.com
> martin at laptop.org -- School Server Architect
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> - don't get distracted with shiny stuff - working code first
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