Wanted: List of Sugar activities for the XO-1.5

Samuel Klein meta.sj at gmail.com
Sat Dec 5 18:22:41 EST 2009

On Sat, Dec 5, 2009 at 3:32 PM, Benjamin M. Schwartz <
bmschwar at fas.harvard.edu> wrote:

> Samuel Klein wrote:
> >> [ADD & UNSTAR]
> >> VNC Launcher
> Not sure what this category is for, but I feel like I need to put in a
> plug for Watch Me [1].

It's for activities with great demo potential, or that are useful in the
hands of clueful XO uses/techers/&c -- but aren't so broadly useful as to
merit taking up 2% of the default desktop.

> Watch Me, wraps this process into a pure Sugar form, so that XOs running
> Sugar can share their screens with each other.
> [1] http://activities.sugarlabs.org/sugar/addon/4205

That's very cool; I hadn't tried it  before.

> http://dev.laptop.org/~bemasc/StopWatchActivity-3.xo<http://dev.laptop.org/%7Ebemasc/StopWatchActivity-3.xo>


Mike writes:
> I would recommend against including finance by default.  As laptops
> are given out by government agencies in countries where people are
> often suspicious of the government and it's often the time that they
> are trying to increase tax revenue this might well lead to suspicions.

What about leaving it unstarred?   I'd hate to leave out a good practical
activity just out of indirect fear; similar arguments could be used as
reasons not to have a word processor or spreadsheet altogether.

(who wishes ImageQuiz  were available :)
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