[IAEP] Sugar Labs mission statement.

David Farning dfarning at sugarlabs.org
Fri Aug 22 13:23:42 EDT 2008

On Thu, 2008-08-21 at 22:25 -0700, Edward Cherlin wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 11:11 AM, Arjun Sarwal <arjun at laptop.org> wrote:
> > IMHO the mission statement should also  include a mention of how
> > educators  are an integral part of defining and structuring the
> > ecosystem.
> I hope that the mission and the ecology include bringing teachers,
> students, and parents together on creating the new curriculum and a
> new kind of Free textbook incorporating Sugar software capabilities.

I am reluctant to start enumerating specific groups in the community.  I
welcome anyone who shares the goals of 'building an educational platform
based on the principles of collaboration, reflection, discovery.'

>  I
> am concerned that we are putting so much effort into software and
> essentially nothing into new textbooks. (FLOSS Manuals and some
> developers are doing a great job on documentation, but that is a
> separate issue.)

Sugar Labs is a community project;)  If anyone is not happy with the
community direction 'patches are welcome.'


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