[Server-devel] [sugar] sugar roadmap

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu at tomeuvizoso.net
Wed Apr 16 09:01:33 EDT 2008

On Wed, Apr 16, 2008 at 2:52 PM, Martin Langhoff
<martin.langhoff at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 8:29 PM, Benj. Mako Hill <mako at mit.edu> wrote:
>  >  > On Sun, Apr 13, 2008 at 10:02 PM, Martin Langhoff
> >  > >  Personally, I have been dreaming of a mix between ion3 and Sugar's
>  >  > >  4-zoom-stages. Talking with some hard-core ion3 friends, they seemed
>  >  > >  to be convinced that it was doable as a special configuration, binding
>  >  > >  the F1-F3 keys to full screen apps, and having a nested X in F4.
>  >
>  >  Yes. This would be pretty simple. I'd be happy to help someone hack
>  >  this up. Ion3 is extensible in Lua and a little bit of Lua will get
>  >  tihs up and running pretty quickly.
>  The whole plan would look like
>   - Network-pane visual app on F1
>   - Network-local-resources+Friends visual app on F2
>   - Desktop mgmt app on F3
>   - F4 as an ion3 managed desktop

You mean the zoom levels when you talk about F1, F2, etc, right?

>  with the whole concert of things managed by Ion3. Good to know that
>  the Ion3 Lua part is doable and relatively easy. The visual apps
>  needed for F1/2 are probably a ton of work.

Apps or rather windows created by the shell process?

>  Hmmmm. A weekend project for next time I have a weekend (next one up:
>  Feb 2010 I think ;-) ). Maybe next time I'm in Cambridge we can
>  explore it together if you have time+inclination...

Can we have some more discussion here? I'm very intrigued about all this.



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