[Server-devel] Offline Moodle
tony at olenepal.org
Thu Apr 9 21:05:54 EDT 2009
Nepal is not implementing Moodle (in the form of courses) for this
year's deployment. As a result, the offline moodle project is currently
I will be leaving Nepal mid-May and will be available to work on this
project if it is still relevant. I would need your mentoring and need to
partner with a deployment which is using Moodle and has a need for an
As you recall, the project is based on using the gears plugin. This was
implemented in Nepal via Firefox 3. I don't know whether the gears
plugin will work with Browse.
Moodle page and to insert 'offline' buttons in each topic on a course
page. I think this dependency could be eliminated by changes to Moodle
php modules. The requirement is to add the 'offline' button which is
exactly analogous to the hide/show button already there.
The gears mechanism is working well. What is needed (and where a partner
is required) is to add the resources for a topic to the local gears
database. The partner could then verify that the mechanism is working
correctly in an XO/XS environment.
The next step would be to update the Moodle log when the user returns
the topic online.
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