[Server-devel] [XSCE] IIAB/XSCE School Server

Adam Holt holt at laptop.org
Thu Dec 19 12:50:25 EST 2013

On Thu, Dec 19, 2013 at 12:35 PM, Braddock <braddock at braddock.com> wrote:

> - -We finally have the full text Wikipedia search working, thanks to a
> lot of work by James McDuffie.  Probably have a new dataset release
> shortly after Christmas.

Amazing News.  Do the maps render more cleanly south of Buenos Aires out of

> - -Adam, how many copies of the old IIAB dataset drive are floating
> around?  I need to know if I need to support them with backwards
> compatibility (I imagine the answer is yes).  And I'm curious.

At least 10 copies of IIAB's August 2013 image are circulating in
Haiti/Hong Kong/Malaysia especially, but the volunteer community is growing
in Minnesota/Virginia/Canada/Netherlands too.

- -We are overdue for an RPM release for XSCE to use.  Anna has
> encountered at least one bug (32-bit address space exhaustion on full
> text Wikipedia search on XO 1.5) which had already been fixed in our
> latest development branch.

Really missed you on the call this morning!  Tim Moody has many thoughts if
you can help us get this right for XSCE 0.5, particularly given major XSCE
community investments beginning January 15, 2014 at 3 or 4 highly-vested
Haiti schools.

Unsung Heroes of OLPC, interviewed live @ http://unleashkids.org !
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