[IAEP] SugarLabs mission (was Re: [Sugar-devel] activites known not to either work at all or not on certain platforms)

Jonas Smedegaard dr at jones.dk
Sat Feb 28 06:45:34 EST 2009

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On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 12:50:42PM -0800, Edward Cherlin wrote:
>On Fri, Feb 13, 2009 at 1:14 PM, Jonas Smedegaard <dr at jones.dk> wrote:
>> On Fri, Feb 13, 2009 at 12:06:44PM -0800, Edward Cherlin wrote:
>>>We need some kind of organization now that we are in a matrix 
>>>situation. We have a multitude of .xo packages, and at least the 
>>>following platforms:
>>>o XO
>>>o Fedora
>>>o Debian
>>>o Ubuntu
>>>o Caixa Magica Linux (Venezuela)
>>>o Mobilis with Linux on XSCALE processor (Brazil)
>>>In addition to regular packages for installation, we want a LiveCD 
>>>and SOAS for each one. That means that we need an automated build and 
>>>QA infrastructure for all of these cases, and a reporting database. 
>>>We are past the point where all-manual testing makes any sense.
>> I recommend Sugarlabs to *not* try to act as sub-distributor for
>> anything containing Sugar.


>The question is not what SL distributes. It is what SL enables.

Ok. I perhaps misunderstood, then: When you stated that Sugarlabs "want 
a LiveCD and SOAS" and build structures for each distribution, I took it 
as you want to *do* that yourself.

Keep wanting things to emerge downstream - I never meant to take away 
your dreams.

  - Jonas

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