[sugar] [IAEP] Tentative talk schedule: Nov 19

Yamandu Ploskonka yamaplos at bolinux.org
Thu Nov 13 23:29:39 EST 2008

I hope for a chance to see a server in action, and it would be tops if I 
could see a server being set up from scratch.  That might even justify I 
take a box with me...
In a Montessori way, I learn best when things happen as I do them.


Martin Langhoff wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 9:07 PM, C. Scott Ananian <cscott at laptop.org> wrote:
> ... lots of interesting things...
> I'm very happy that the Sugar folks are in town -- under whatever
> alibi -- and I'm keen on meeting, having a beer together and perhaps
> talking a few technical things too ;-) After all, we've been
> collaborating for almost a year now, and I don't know your faces.
> There are a few things I'm interested in talking about so I'll try to
> use my slot (and the many beer rounds) for that. The xocamp later will
> be another chance to talk about them more formally, but perhaps we can
> have a quick overview of
>  - Repeated automagic registration - so updated registration data
> (with perhaps more bits of data) reaches the XS.
>  - Manually triggered actions from the control panel -
> re-registration, ds-backup
>  - Browse.xo automagic authentication against XS. Also - automagic
> proxy config with PAC files, etc.
>  - Service announcement (plain old DNS, mdns, avahi, carrier pigeons)
> - so activity and OS updates work better
>  - How I learned to stop worrying and love ejabberd's mod_roster
> facilities (group handling between XS and XO)
> As you can see, it's fairly concrete stuff. There are a couple of
> blue-sky areas you can probably drag me into -
>  - "extended" journal using the backup storage from the XS.
>  - General Journal / Project diary magic UI voodoo.
> Now, if we can talk about at least some of these things in a
> parenthesis -- avoiding all the distractions -- let's do it.
> Otherwise, I'm happy to just have a beer with you. Let's make the most
> of what we have.
> And apologies for not sending this earlier --
> cheers,
> m

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