[IAEP] Distribution Summary
gdk at redhat.com
Thu Jul 17 10:36:12 EDT 2008
On Thu, 17 Jul 2008, David Farning wrote:
> Over the pst couple of days, I have been talking to Debian, Fedora, and
> Ubuntu about their use, Knowledge, and perception of the Sugar learning
> Debian has some high quality packages that are mostly maintained by one
> person. His efforts have been extended by SkoleLinux . Skolelinux
> is interesting because they have strong grass roots support as well as
> the ability to work with ISVs. The XO live CD is a result of the
> Fedora has high quality packages that are maintained in conjunction with
> the OLPC packages. Historically, Fedora has not had a strong emphasis
> on Education. The recent effort success that they have had with respins
> is creating a groundswell of interest in custom 'spins'.
Very shortly -- as in, today -- I will be announcing a Fedora special
interest group with the specific goal of servicing the OLPC community. I
will keep everyone posted.
To do a really good job of supporting Sugar on a distro, we'll need more
than one or two people on the distro side. My goal is to build a strong
team on the Fedora side.
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