[IAEP] First competitor?
Christian Marc Schmidt
christianmarc at gmail.com
Fri Feb 27 08:56:14 EST 2009
I think we'd need to know the specific points of contention. I can't imagine
which design decisions might work less well on PCs. Sugar remains
significantly easier to use than standard PC operating systems...
On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 8:27 AM, Eben Eliason <eben.eliason at gmail.com>wrote:
> "Sugar is a very good interface for the OLPC computers it was made
> for, but many of the design decisions and interfaces don't work nearly
> as well on standard PCs."
> I'm curious what people think about this statement. I tend to agree
> that some design decisions were biased toward the XO-1 hardware, but I
> don't think that any of the decisions actually fail on a "standard
> PC", and I actually think Sugar scales pretty well in terms of
> interaction. However, if we can assume their perspective and locate
> some areas which aren't ideal on all hardware, perhaps we can work on
> resolving them. Anyone have some examples?
> - Eben
> On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 3:45 AM, Sean DALY <sdaly.be at gmail.com> wrote:
> > It claims to be a standalone home computer environment for kids, not a
> > classroom environment.
> > On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 8:29 AM, Bernie Innocenti <bernie at codewiz.org>
> >> ,Josh williams wrote:
> >>> Looks like a Microsoft project, they're hosted on IIS and the site is
> >>> written in ASP.
> >> Might also be a bad choice of web hosting provider. The entire ISO
> >> image contains free software.
> >> --
> >> // Bernie Innocenti - http://www.codewiz.org/
> >> \X/ Sugar Labs - http://www.sugarlabs.org/
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