inclusion of MathematiK into kde-edu

Aaron J. Seigo aseigo at
Tue Sep 22 23:59:10 BST 2009

On September 22, 2009, Alexander Rieder wrote:
> On Tuesday 22 September 2009 19:11:20 Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> > On September 22, 2009, Alexander Rieder wrote:
> > > On Tuesday 22 September 2009 03:35:04 Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> > > > have you discussed this with the KDE Edu team? they would be the ones
> > > > with the most relevant feedback for an app headed for the KDE Edu
> > > > module.
> > >
> > > I've done that, and was referred to this list by annma for the review.
> > > See [1] for the whole discussion.
> > >
> > > Alexander
> > >
> > > [1]
> >
> > great; i didn't want to wade in before the appropriate module team did.
> >  glad to see that the discussion has gone well there. it will be great to
> >  see this application shipping soon :)
> >
> > that said, where it ends up landing is an interesting question: kdeedu or
> > extragear/edu? this depends on the audience scope of Cantor (a great
> > name, imho :) and that of kdeedu itself. if Cantor is not of general
> > use/interest or fit with the scheme of the current kdeedu (which seems
> > aimed towards general education and/or a younger audience) then it may
> > well be better in extragear (as both Kevin Krammer and Hanse Meine have
> > pointed out as well)
> Well the naming discussion didn't really and anywhere. There were some
> problems with Cantor, as it means "singer" in some languages (I'm not sure
>  how much trouble this would cause)

i don't think it's a problem. it's nearly impossible to find a name that works 
in every language. sometimes it's hard enough to find a name that isn't a 
swear word in some language, so be thankful the worst so far is "singer" ;)
> As for the audience, I'm targetting at High-School students and higher.
>  (The project was created to fullfilll my needs as a student of
>  "mathematics in science and technology", and will probably grow with my
>  needs)

i'll obviously leave it up to the kde-edu people, but it sounds like this fits 
right in with kalzium et al then.

Aaron J. Seigo
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