[Etoys] XO end-user doc
kim.rose at vpri.org
Tue Dec 4 17:34:36 EST 2007
There is this:
needs a bit of updating but there's some good information here.
On Dec 4, 2007, at 2:00 PM, Bert Freudenberg wrote:
> Just saw the note below on the library list - which reminded me that
> the Etoys part of the "kids guide" is a bit sparse:
> Can we start real Etoys documentation now that the UI should be
> reasonably stable and feature-complete?
> Should we make the Quick Guides accessible on the Web?
> Also, did Alan work on the OLPC-Etoys book in the mean time?
> - Bert -
> Begin forwarded message:
>> From: Samuel Klein <sj at laptop.org>
>> Date: December 4, 2007 20:51:18 GMT+01:00
>> To: Seth Woodworth <seth at isforinsects.com>
>> Cc: OLPC content/software library discussions <library at laptop.org>,
>> Anne Gentle <annegentle at gmail.com>
>> Subject: Re: [OLPC library] XO end-user doc status update
>> Let's get back to this. We're trying to freeze the interface
>> strings for
>> the next library release this weekend; and to stop adding any new
>> bundles or documents next Friday; that leaves a bit of time for
>> a beautiful manual.
>> I'd aim for two formats : pdf for everyone / for the web; and XO-
>> html, to
>> ship on the laptops : formatted to be comfortably readable in ebook-
>> on the XO (with reasonable page breaks, looking decent in both
>> and landscape mode).
>> On Thu, 29 Nov 2007, Seth Woodworth wrote:
>>> My background is in Pre-press and Desktop Publishing software. I
>>> would be
>>> more than happy to take the guide and make a print quality pdf out
>>> of it.
>>> Actually I volunteered a while back to do so and I never heard
>>> Where would you like to start?
>>> Seth Woodworth
>>> On Nov 27, 2007 8:52 PM, Samuel Klein <sj at laptop.org> wrote:
>>>> Hello Anne,
>>>> Thanks for the update. As for the photo license -- they are
>>>> under cc-by-sa 2.0 from Flickr. Christina, your photos are still
>>>> after all these months -- please confirm that we can use them on
>>>> cc-by wiki and in other docs.
>>>> A few other people have noticed very slow wiki response; while it
>>>> has been
>>>> fine from within Boston; I wonder if our colo has had bad
>>>> connectivity to
>>>> part of the country.
>>>>> I'm still seeking a page layout person with Word expertise to
>>>>> get a nice
>>>>> square manual that Lulu.com could easily print.
>>>> For the Author-it materials : let's make a PDF of what is there
>>>> and see how it looks. I'll put you in touch with the group that
>>>> does our
>>>> other layouts re: the layout. And I have some online-safety
>>>> materials to
>>>> share as well. Teacher materials will be showing up in reports
>>>> from the
>>>> field and in collections more rapidly as the first phase of
>>>> trials ends.
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