[IAEP] Sugar update

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Sun Jan 11 11:10:20 EST 2009

Sounds a good challenge, await for more details from your meetings.



On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 07:33, David Farning <dfarning at sugarlabs.org> wrote:
> Over the last two days, many people involved in developing and
> distributing Sugar have taken the opportunity provided by FUDCon to
> meet, talk, find common ground, and most importantly, find a way
> forward.
> We started off the day with a brief situation analysis lead by Walter
> Bender.  Not much needs to change with the 'upstream' Sugar learning
> platform .84 release.  Some hoped for features might not make it into
> the release.  But, the release will happen on time.
> The bigger question is, 'What are we going to do about the upcoming
> 9.1 XOos release.'  By XOos I am referring to the customized version
> of Fedora that OLPC was optimizing for the XO.  A group of Sugar
> developers, past and present OLPC employees, and members of Fedora
> community spent a rather long and exhausting day with GregDek sorting
> out the difference between XOos and stock Fedora.
> By leveraging our strengths, and admitting our weakness, we can
> release Xoos 9.1 as a custom Fedora spin under the standard Fedora
> release process.  Dependencies  need to be pruned.  Patches need to be
> pushed upstream.  And again, some things may not make the quickly
> approaching feature freezes.  Most importantly, the release will
> happen.
> Thanks Fedora.
> David
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