[Sugar-devel] Activity Central's Sugar related priorities.
gonzalo at laptop.org
Mon Oct 7 16:05:22 EDT 2013
On Mon, Oct 7, 2013 at 3:58 PM, Daniel Narvaez <dwnarvaez at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 7 October 2013 18:41, David Farning <dfarning at activitycentral.com>wrote:
>> Would either of these list be appropriate to continue these
>> discussions about this downstream efforts to port sugar to Ubuntu for
>> use on hardware not sold by the Association?
>> Phase one has been a poof of concept as seen at
>> http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Ubuntu (ongoing)
>> Phase two will be opening the project to the community.
>> Phases three will be testing and piloting by deployments.
> I would like to understand better what you mean with porting. It should
> just be matter of writing package specs (or really fixing the existing
> ones...), no?
I agree. Have Sugar working on Ubuntu would be great, but would be mainly:
* Solve dependencies in ubuntu (update/fix packages)
* Make Sugar work with other dependencies when is not possible.
In the first case, upstream is Ubuntu, in the second case, upstream is
In both cases, working with upstream is the best solution in the long run,
while I understand for Dextrose is useful have some "exclusive" features,
I hope you avoid the shortcut and plan thinking in the future.
> If there is any more work involved strongly suggest you first discuss it
> on this mailing list, then have it done upstream directly. That way the
> whole community will benefit from your effort and you will benefit from the
> community input. Upstreaming after the fact rarely works.
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