[Debian-olpc-devel] Anyone working on packaging sugar-turtleart-activity

Edward Cherlin echerlin at gmail.com
Mon Mar 30 08:24:21 UTC 2009

On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 12:28 AM, Petter Reinholdtsen <pere at hungry.com> wrote:
> Hi.  I am working on packaging the sugar-turtleart-activity,
> <URL:http://activities.sugarlabs.org/en-US/sugar/addon/4027>, for
> Debian.

Thank you very much. Will you also work on TurtleArtPortfolio?

> Is there anyone else working on this?

I was thinking about it, but other things have been in the way. I am
working on a variation of TurtleArt using icons rather than text
names, and I plan to write materials on teaching math and Computer
Science using TurtleArt.

> I have found the
> ubuntu package, and try to merge the stuff there with the build rules
> and other improvements I found in the sugar-pippy-activity source in
> unstable.

Can you and I work together to document the process more clearly for
others? There is great confusion about how to package Sugar activities
for Debian.

> The main reason I package this is that Walter Bender showed me this
> weekend that the program can be run in standalone mode, and thus would
> be great to have on the menu in Debian Edu. :)

Does that apply to TAPortfolio, too?

> Happy hacking,
> --
> Petter Reinholdtsen
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