[IAEP] OLPC France CodeCamp in Paris

s.boutayeb at free.fr s.boutayeb at free.fr
Fri Nov 14 12:18:51 EST 2008


Hi Tomeu,

Great!

I can handle the translation between the spanish teachers and the french
developers if the need arises.

Podré apoyar las comunicaciones entre los profesores de Uruguay, Panama y Peru
por una parte, y los desarroladores en Paris, por si alguien necesita.

Bests, saludos


Samy


Quoting Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at tomeuvizoso.net>:

> Hi Lionel and all OLPC France,
>
> excuse me if this comes too late or isn't to the point, but would like
> to propose to hack on a mind mapping activity during the CodeCamp in
> Paris.
>
> I think this project has the appeal of being in direct connection to
> the needs in the field. Teachers from Uruguay, Peru and Panama have
> asked for such a tool, and have been exploring alternatives that may
> not be the best: drawing in Paint, using the connectors in Etoys,
> executing a java app (CMaps) inside the X Activity or using web apps.
>
> Happens that a pygtk application for mind mapping already exists and
> its architecture makes for an easy port to sugar. It's called
> Labyrinth [0] and was proposed more than one year ago by Jim Gettys
> [1] though no resources were allocated. Recently, teachers in the
> olpc-sur mailing lists asked again for it [2] and I gave a quick (2
> hours) try to sugarize it with some success [3].
>
> In [3] you can find links to the activity bundle, a screenshot and a
> patch to the code in the svn repository.
>
> [0] http://www.gnome.org/~dscorgie/labyrinth.html
> [1] http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/4577
> [2] http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/olpc-sur/2008-November/001168.html
> [3] http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/olpc-sur/2008-November/001173.html
>
> My proposal is for the CodeCamp participants to divide in pairs and
> each pair to choose one feature to add or bug to fix. At the end of
> the session, everybody would integrate all the changes and produce a
> single bundle.
>
> Most of the functionality is already in the original pygtk app, it's
> "just" a matter of exposing that functionality through the Sugar UI.
>
> I will try to be in #sugar at FreeNode during the CodeCamp to answer
> questions.
>
> After the CodeCamp, we could send the bundle to teachers in olpc-sur
> and ask them to try it and give feedback. Also, at some point whoever
> is interested in following up could contact the authors of Labyrinth
> and see the best way to upstream the changes.
>
> What do you say, looks like a challenge?
>
> Regards,
>
> Tomeu
>
> 2008/11/1 LASKE, Lionel (C2S) <LLASKE at c2s.fr>:
> > Hi all,
> >
> >
> >
> > OLPC France is proud to announce its OLPC CodeCamp in Paris on November
> > 15th.
> >
> >
> >
> > Five workshops are planned:
> >
> >
> >
> > ·         Sugar: development and experimentation on Sugar/python,
> >
> > ·         School Server: setting up and test of school server on multiple
> > platform (standard PC, Booba server, CherryPal, 
),
> >
> > ·         Mono: development of new activities using Mono,
> >
> > ·         Pedagogic usage: Feedbacks from Haïti, Ethiopia and Palestine
> > deployment. Brainstorming with French teachers to find usage and class
> > activity for the XO.
> >
> > ·         French localization: French translators will work all the days to
> > translate in French, sugar, activities and FLOSS manual.
> >
> >
> >
> > If you're interested to meet the French OLPC community and to have a nice
> > trip to Paris: you're welcome !
> >
> >
> >
> > More information on:
> >
> http://olpc-france.org/wiki/index.php?title=OLPC_France_CodeCamp_15_november
> >
> >
> >
> > Best regards from France.
> >
> >
> >
> >             Lionel Laské
> >
> >
> >
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