SarynPaint: a Java program packaged for the OLPC

Gary C Martin gary at
Sat Aug 29 13:55:27 EDT 2009

Hi Ben,

On 29 Aug 2009, at 18:24, Ben Wiley Sittler wrote:

> I think, then, that I would rather just ship it as an activity bundle
> for "Sugar+Java or Sugar+OpenJDK", since the versioning issues (which
> OpenJDK version should I use, exactly?), licensing issues (GPLv2 &
> GPLv2+classpath-exception for OpenJDK vs. GPLv3 for SarynPaint,)
> packaging unknowns (how does one run OpenJDK from a subdirectory,
> exactly?), and bloat make bundling a JRE inside the .xo ridiculously
> impractical. I'm halfway tempted to try to subset OpenJDK for this (to
> reduce bloat), but that seems like an even bigger nightmare.

Sorry if this is a controversial comment, but would you considered  
porting the code to Python? It looks like a nice starter chunk of code  
for someone interested in Python and or Sugar Activities.


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