[IAEP] [Sugar-devel] FSF attitude to xo and sugar

Sameer Verma sverma at sfsu.edu
Sat Aug 29 03:51:17 EDT 2009

On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 7:10 PM, Bill Kerr<billkerr at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 4:35 PM, Bastien <bastienguerry at googlemail.com>
> wrote:
>> After a discussion with the FSF, they agreed the picture was not really
>> appropriate and that the text should clearly distinguish OLPC from Sugar.
>> They will make an update - stay tuned.
> the picture is gone but the words are still there:
>> As a result, it is expected that the main effect of the OLPC project -- if
>> it succeeds -- will be to turn millions of children into Microsoft
>> dependents. That is a negative effect, to the point where the world would be
>> better off if the OLPC project had never existed
> still over zealous, purist and FUD

I think you are giving them too much credit :-) They simply didn't do
their homework on this one.


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