Pairs Beta test

Anne-Marie Mahfouf annemarie.mahfouf at
Wed Mar 28 11:42:56 UTC 2012

On 03/27/2012 08:35 PM, Marco Calignano wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> maybe some of you don't know this, but we had the luxury of beta 
> testers for Pairs.
> Since the 2nd of January the Kindergarten of my son agreed to beta 
> test Pairs.
> I installed kubuntu on an old computer and they bought a 22 inches 
> touch screen.
> Of course the kids are happy and the are really comfortable with the 
> touch screen,
> but also the teachers are really happy because the kids can 
> concentrate better.
> Of course they ask for improvement!
> Every suggestion/request they made is theme related: they need theme 
> with more elements,
> for older children, they need letters and number.
> Now we will start building an editor (it was supposed to be already 
> finished,
> but the developer that worked on it is not contacting us anymore, like 
> Aleix said maybe he found a girlfriend :D ).
Is this code available? or some design mockup?
Wouldn't that be a GSoC (maybe it's too late for proposals though) or a 
KDE Summer of Code? In that case it should be well explained and mentored.
In any case we'll increase our chances to find a developer if a proposal 
is built up probably.

> Anyway the editor won't be finished before KDE 4.9 is out so I was 
> wandering if there is someone that can help
> creating themes for Pairs.
> To create a Theme is basically choose all images and create an XML file.
> There are few examples even in the Pairs code. If anyone is willing to 
> do it, they can ask me, I can help.
> In fact I can also share the pictures that the teacher already gave me.
> Hoping for help
> Marco
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