From: Jon Phillips <jon@re...> - 2007-02-08 23:16:29
Yes, here's a developers response about the system and general testing
requirements (anyone got a spare kid? Jon Cruz?) ;)
-------- Forwarded Message --------
> From: James Cameron <quozl@...>
> To: Jon Phillips <jon@...>
> Cc: devel@... <devel@...>, Bryce Harrington
> Subject: Re: Inkscape and OLPC
> Date: Fri, 9 Feb 2007 10:14:34 +1100
> On Thu, Feb 08, 2007 at 11:04:20PM +0000, Jon Phillips wrote:
> > I'm not so familiar with all the drawing capabilities for the device
> > yet, but seems like an Inkscape-like app would be excellent (but
> > possibly too complicated). Our canvas is great ;)
> There is a mouse touchpad. There will be a drawing or writing touchpad
> either side. There are two mouse buttons, left and right. The screen
> is 1200x900 pixels, 200DPI, colour or monochrome, and windows take up
> the whole screen usually.
> If you have a spare 5 to 9 year old, sit them in front of Inkscape and
> ask them to do something. You'll rapidly learn what they need. I've
> only used Inkscape for half an hour, so I'm not able to comment on it.
> I've tried a B-test-1 laptop unit with build 239 and Tux Paint on a two
> year old. That seemed to work well. "yum install tuxpaint".
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