[sugar] G1G1v2 Activities
Benjamin M. Schwartz
bmschwar at fas.harvard.edu
Thu Sep 18 12:24:47 EDT 2008
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Chris Ball wrote:
| > Please pick up to 10 and put them in order of priority.
| > We will tally the votes and use that as input to the decision.
| So, we shipped 19 activities with G1G1v1; that means the ten activities
| people vote for here are likely to be a subset of that list, and we
| aren't learning much about what new things we should include. People
| replying might decide to give 20 suggestions instead of 10, or to omit
| original G1G1 activities from their list.
Also, G1G1v1 shipped with the old Sugar interface, which made managing
large numbers of installed Activities very difficult. By contrast, the
new Sugar UI means that we could easily ship 100 Activities, with only 15
starred by default. Activities' average size on disk varies
substantially, but many simpler ones are only about 100 KB, compressed.
100 Activities * 100 KB = 10 MB, or 1% of the disk. Each additional
Activity provides more opportunity for exploration, and makes the
experience more enjoyable, so I would advocate for shipping as many as
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