Wanted: List of Sugar activities for the XO-1.5
eric.bachard at free.fr
Thu Dec 3 07:48:39 EST 2009
To avoid useless discussion, and just FYI, *it is of course* possible
to create something similar to the existing Linux language packs.
Means .xo (or otherarchive type) around 10MB every, to add a given
Our current issue, is simply time and limited resources (human mostly).
Now, if somebody joins and help, we should be able to provide those
archives, of course.
Le 3 déc. 09 à 13:39, Martin Langhoff a écrit :
> Hi Ed,
> note that the l10n packs for OO are *massive*. I think it is because
> they include large dictionaries & thesaurii, template files, localised
> iconsets... etc.
> There is probably room for trimming them down, and perhaps even
> hardlinking identical images after installation. Hard to know what'll
> be dropped on the floor if we cut aggressively, and how much it'll
> reduce the footprint.
> Just as an example of a langpack (one that I could grab easily from
> the 'net) -- the Spanish langpack for OOo in Debian claims to take 7MB
> installed. Have a look at the 'installed size' table at the bottom of
> http://packages.debian.org/lenny/openoffice.org-l10n-es and see the
> 'list of files' link to get an idea of what's in there.
> If we find major inefficiencies, long term we might be able to work
> with upstream to make them leaner. Short term, it's not pretty...
> On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 1:26 PM, Ed McNierney <ed at laptop.org> wrote:
>> Yes. I'm not sure how "massive deployments" are relevant, but we
>> currently have one standard software image that is installed at
>> the factory on all XOs. You are suggesting that we create unique
>> software images, one for each SKU, to be managed and installed
>> separately by OLPC and Quanta for each deployment. We currently
>> have 60 different SKUs for XO laptops.
>> This would also make it more difficult to create an inventory of
>> XO laptops for small pilots that are readily repurposed for a new
>> - Ed
>> On Dec 3, 2009, at 5:39 AM, Bastien wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> Reuben K. Caron <reuben at laptop.org> writes:
>>>> The one question I have is in regards to localization. Can we
>>>> have one bundle
>>>> that supports localization, i.e. changes default language
>>>> according sugar/OFW
>>>> values, or would we need different bundles?
>>> Eric will confirm this, but selecting the language from one single
>>> bundle makes that bundle way too heavy.
>>> For now the plan is to one version per language on ASLO.
>>> Is that so inconvenient for massive deployments?
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