[Sugar-devel] Future of Rainbow + Sugar?

Holger Levsen holger at layer-acht.org
Tue Feb 24 15:23:09 EST 2009


On Dienstag, 24. Februar 2009, Wade Brainerd wrote:
> > Many operating systems provide users with a set of powerful tools for
> > manipulating ideas and data.  Sugar's purpose is to add another
> > dimension: to encourage users to modify and share the tools themselves. 
> > To that end, if my friend sends me a modified copy of an activity, I must
> > be able to run it without fear of wrecking my system.
> On the contrary, learning to develop software is almost impossible without
> wrecking your system once or twice.

Ahem, sugar is aimed at kids, not at people developing software or learning 
how to do system administration.

> Backups are the correct solution to this problem, not some crazy security
> system.  When all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.

It seems to me your hammer is called "backup". ;-)

	Holger, who thinks that rainbow is extremly needed
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