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

Bastien bastienguerry at googlemail.com
Fri Aug 28 21:47:44 EDT 2009

Bill Kerr <billkerr at gmail.com> writes:

> 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:

This is good.

>     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

The FSF proposition is a normative judgement.  For me I concentrate on
fixing factual errors, not such judgements above, as I think it's just
a time-sink.


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