[Sugar-devel] On Sugar 0.84 - status of the "Chat/collab leader" issue...

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Tue Nov 3 10:30:11 EST 2009

On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 15:07, Benjamin M. Schwartz
<bmschwar at fas.harvard.edu> wrote:
> Martin Langhoff wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 2:41 PM, Gary C Martin <gary at garycmartin.com> wrote:
>>> Other activities that support some form of collaboration like Chat, Browse,
>>> Etoys, TurtleArt, Arithmetic, Maze, Pippy, etc, etc, don't care who started
>>> the activity first, or who goes away.
>> Are you positive about this? I don't meant to troll -- but I am seeing
>> issues (with Chat for example) where if the leader goes, 3rd parties
>> cannot join anymore.
> That is remarkable, and worth investigating.  The Chat activity in
> particular is designed to survive loss of the initiator, and has been
> since the very first release.
> One related issue is  http://bugs.sugarlabs.org/ticket/934 .  Once the
> initiator leaves, the initiator can no longer re-join due to an issue in
> the GUI.  That bug contains a patch, but it's unclear to me whether that
> patch was ever applied.  Maybe Tomeu can clarify the situation.

It wasn't applied because without nobody else giving it a look and
doing some testing it was too risky.

It's not too late to make a new bugfix release that is shipped in
SoaS2 or even in 0.84 on F11 on XO-1.



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