[Server-devel] Testing EduBlog
cafl at msbit.com
Sat Aug 2 15:45:24 EDT 2008
Michael, how did you envision publishing a blog on the Internet without the
use of a server? The kids are using the write activity to compose their
posts. I'm confused by your comment.
On Sat, Aug 2, 2008 at 12:15 PM, Michael Stone <michael at laptop.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 01, 2008 at 04:42:58PM -0400, Greg Smith wrote:
> >Scott and Michael raised the question of why we didn't build it as a .xo
> >only project with no need for server. I explained the constraints of
> >time and image in Uruguay and they understood that.
> >There were less convinced that it should be a web app instead of built
> >in to Write but on further discussion I think they understood that the
> >dynamic nature of EduBlog (that teachers can change and control where
> >the students post to and what they see e.g. "frog blog") makes it hard
> >to build in to Write.
> I was happy to see that you brought your project so far so quickly and I
> was pleased that you were able to use technologies (e.g. Moodle)
> familiar to the people you recruited to assist you; however, I felt very
> strongly that the architecture you chose was alien to the
> 'no-server-needed-but-we'll-use-one-if-it's-available' architecture
> underlying the XO (and stated most clearly in Scott's "Network
> Principles" document).
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