[Server-devel] [SoaS] Sharing work between XOs/SOAS devices

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Tue Dec 15 12:45:21 EST 2009

On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 15:36, Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com> wrote:
> Sugar 0.86 has sharing built into the Journal. But that doesn't help
> you (yet) on your XO machines :(

Paraguay is coming to the rescue :)




> -walter
> On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 12:30 PM, Gerald Ardito <gerald.ardito at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello all.
>> As our 5th graders are doing more and more work with their XOs, their being
>> able to turn in and share their work products (as opposed to collaborating
>> with others) is becoming more and more important.
>> My temporary solution is having them upload their work (along with
>> reflections, if desired) to Moodle, which I can do because we have an XS
>> implementation. However, this means that if a student has created a Memorize
>> vocabulary game that s/he want to share s/he has to:
>> 1. Create the game.
>> 2. Save it to the Journal
>> 3. Go to Browse
>> 4. Navigate to Moodle
>> 5. Find the right course/right assignment within the course
>> 6. Upload game.
>> S/he pretty much has to do the same thing to download and then play other
>> games. This is certainly workable, but dramatically slows down the momentum
>> of creating games and wanting others to play them.
>> So, I am asking to create/offering to help create an Activity that allows
>> users to share work products easily. I know that Bert was working on
>> something called Distribute, which may be a starting place. It seems to
>> share Journal objects, which seems right.
>> I am happy to work with developers on this. I could create requirements, if
>> need be. Just say the word.
>> I look forward to what comes next.
>> Thanks and best,
>> Gerald
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