Write Plug in posts to Blogs (was Re: Greg Smith Weekly Report Week Ending November 14 )

Sebastien Adgnot sadgnot at gmail.com
Tue Nov 25 14:10:09 EST 2008

Hi Greg and Zeke,

I would be glad to help to see if there are ways to integrate videos in your
blog posts, as I'm the developer of olpc.dailymotion.com, where all the
videos are ogg, Theora + Vorbis encoded.



On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 8:03 PM, Greg Smith <gregsmitholpc at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Zeke,
> That's great!
> I think a lot of people will use it, if we can test it and make it
> available to XO users.
> As you may know we debated whether to implement the EduBlog tool
> (http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Educational_Blogger_Project) as part of Write
> or as a server side implementation.
> I pushed for server side (as opposed to Sugar or Write) because it was
> faster to market and I didn't see a good answer for the Teacher <->
> Student interaction requirements without it. Just FYI on the history.
> In short, many people would love to see Blogging directly from Write as
> an activity on the XO.
> Have you been able to make your customized Write w/blogging in to a .XO
> file?
> If so, post that somewhere (our wiki is OK) and I'll ask people to try
> it out ASAP.
> If you need help making a .XO file, let us know and we'll get you
> support on that.
> Also, you should synch up with the Write maintainers (Marc and Martin
> copied). Write is a derivative of AbiWord. If they can review the code
> and they like the idea, this could become part of the official AbiWord.
> They are about to release a new AbiWord so it may be too late for this
> round but get the details to the lead guys and we can go from there.
> I hope that helps. Let me know if you have any questions or need any
> more info, help or collaborators.
> Optionally, I'm interested to hear more about your experience with the
> XO or any more info you have on yourself, your skills and your work.
> One Blog per Child!
> 500K kids writing Blogs / 1K developers reading blogs and writing code
> with those kids = one turbo charged project :-)
> Thanks,
> Greg S
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> From: meticulo <meticulo3366 at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: Greg Smith Weekly Report Week Ending November 14
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> Hello my name is Zeke Dean, I have been developing a bloging client for
> the past couple of months for the olpc based on the write activity.  It
> is a solid bloging client that supports many different blogs and I
> believe it has a decent user interface. I would like to discuss if we
> can work together as we are both trying to promote the benefits of
> bloging for educational purposes.
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