[sugar] Sugar Interface
Peter.Korn at Sun.COM
Wed Mar 28 18:29:51 EDT 2007
> I have downloaded the liveCD version of the OLPC
> successfully run it via virtualBox. I was impressed by the
> revolutionary desktop design.
> Anyway, I know that this is not yet final, and some additional features
> and retouching may be added later. My suggestion would be to make the
> desktop more colorful that will be more attractive to Children's eyes or
> can be customized. I like the mouse cursor's design, but other color
> instead of black will be more attractive to children ...
In addition to thinking about attractive color options, we should keep
in mind the importance of ensuring that user interface color choices
don't preclude children with color blindness, and that we can provide
sufficient choices in color schemes (and in font sizes!) for a range of
I've recently put together a lot of information about accessibility
requirements for OLPC (and really, for computers in general) on the
wiki, at: http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Accessibility An awful lot of the
material there applies to what we do with Sugar. We've also just
started a mailing list to discuss accessibility issues:
<accessibility at laptop.org>. I'd like to invite interested folks to
participate in the just-now-starting discussion there.
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