[Sugar-devel] Removing the 'Erase' options from activity righ click menu

roshan karki roshan at olenepal.org
Wed May 27 02:17:00 EDT 2009


I agree with Martin. Having a configurable list of 'core' activities that
the UI won't offer 'erase'.

On Fri, May 22, 2009 at 2:36 PM, Martin Langhoff
<martin.langhoff at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Mon, May 4, 2009 at 3:56 PM, Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at sugarlabs.org> wrote:
> > Yeah, we made easy deleting activities, including Browse, because we
> > thought we had made easy enough to update them.
>
> Yes. And also, because it's very easy to install new activities.
>
> People patching Sugar to remove 'erase' are changing one problem for
> another. When children discover how to install activities, they'll
> install *a lot of them* and fill up their storage space (it's happened
> a lot in Uruguay). The solution is to show them how to delete them, so
> you don't want to disable it :-)
>
> The right solution may be in having a configurable list of 'core'
> activities that the UI won't offer 'erase' for. Browse.xo belongs
> there surely.
>
> cheers,
>
>
> m
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