[IAEP] Sugar Digest 2009-01-13

Rafael Enrique Ortiz Guerrero dirakx at gmail.com
Tue Jan 13 11:41:52 EST 2009


> One of the reasons we start Sugar Labs nine months ago was that we
> anticipated these changes at OLPC. It was clear to many of us at the
> time that the Sugar learning platform could and should be made more
> widely available and that in order for Sugar to grow, it would have to
> become a community project, without extensive ties or dependencies on
> any single company or organization. The Sugar Labs community is
> expanding. The downsizing of OLPC's engineering efforts, while
> significant to OLPC deployments in the short term, is actually a
> catalyst for a needed change. It compels the deployments to be more
> self-sufficient and more interconnected. Indeed, one direct
> consequence of the events of last week is the acceleration of plans
> for local Sugar Labs around the world. A decentralize approach, where
> engineering investments in support of Sugar and learning are made
> locally, is one of our great strengths.

An example are the new efforts on the road to make a Local Lab in Brasil

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