802b5 - activity bakeoff!

Walter Bender walter.bender at gmail.com
Tue Mar 16 19:37:51 EDT 2010


On Tue, Mar 16, 2010 at 7:00 PM, Martin Langhoff
<martin.langhoff at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am uploading 802b5 to http://dev.laptop.org/~martin/8.2.2-betas/ --
> the main purpose of this build is to test updated activities.
>
> The focus is on somespecific activities that may be better... or not.
>
>  - Colors 13 -> 15 -- the build includes v15. It mostly worked
> correctly. I found odd bugs in
> some cases in shared mode; the buddies joining would see the right
> paintstrokes but with the wrong thickness or color. Maybe the bug is
> there on v13 too, and this is not a regression...?
>
> Bakeoff: test collaborative sessions with Colors 13 vs Colors 15.
> The old version is at http://dev.laptop.org/~wadeb/Colors!-13.xo
>
>  - Record 59 -> 64 -- the build includes v64 but I have seen some
> issues with it.
>
> My test was heavy duty: go through each tab (picture, video, audio)
> and capture acouple of both, and then start
> the tab cycle again. OOMd twice, worked flawlessly once, needs more
> investigation.
>
> There is no denying that it OOMd or crashed, but it may still be an
> improvement over v59 (which also crashes and misbehaves if you treat
> it harsh).
>
> Bakeoff: test all the knobs, test again. Which one is best?
> Old version at http://dev.laptop.org/~cscott/bundles/Record-59.xo
>
>  - Speak 9 -> 11 -- please test as I've rolled back from v14!
>
> =Additionally=
>
> We'd love your help testing all the updated activities - here's a list
> of what's changed from 8.2.1 G1G1. These passed some initial tests in
> my hands, but your expert hands may reveal more...
>
> Calculate 25 -> 30
> Distance 14 -> 18
> Etoys -- 94 -> 99
> Implode 5 -> 9
> Memorize 33 -> 34
> Moon 10 -> 11
> Pippy 30 -> 35
> TamTamEdit 50 -> 52
> TamTamJam 51 -> 53
> TamTamMini 49 -> 52
> TamTamSynthLab 51 -> 53
> Terminal 18 -> 31
> Wikipedia 10 -> 11 (Spanish)
> SocialCalc Activity 1 -> 5
> TurtleArt 10 -> 82 (!!!)
>
> =What I've rolled back=
>
> These clearly don't work on 8.2.2 (we'll have to update ASLO and
> wiki.laptop.org/go/Activities/G1G1/8.2 with this info!).
>
>  - Speak 9 -> 14 -- works well but the new toolbar is confusing. The
> build has v11 -- please test!
>
>  - Log 16 -> 18 -- fails to start, errors out on "import gio".
>
>  - Measure 24 -> 29 -- "Keep error"

Could you please post a ticket with the log file? Might be something simple.

thanks.

-walter
>
>  - Paint 23 -> 27 -- shared paint sessions fail to start on the buddy
>
>  - Read 56 -> 86 -- uses gconf, dies on 'import gconf'
>
> cheers,
>
>
>
> m
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