[IAEP] Lots of Interest in SoaS at CUE
cbigenho at hotmail.com
Tue Mar 10 12:47:55 EDT 2009
Hi Ed and all,
Actually, I worked on the FLOSS manuals during the book sprint last summer...connecting from my log cabin in MT. I plan to work on them again soon, but am currently swamped with follow-up work with all the names I collected at the two conferences I took XOs to in the last 3 weeks.
The Grannies Guides should "live" in several places. The 2 that are currently available, connecting and updating, are available both on the OLPC wiki and in rtfm. I put the same sort of easy-to-follow instructions in the parts of the FLOSS manuals I worked on last August.
I would also like to see a FLOSS manual for the TamTam suite. So far the best reference I have found for it is the guide in Spanish by Mochilla Digital. Their screenshots are outdated, but the text is still helpful...if you know Spanish (fortunately I do).
> Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2009 01:12:01 -0700
> Subject: Re: [IAEP] Lots of Interest in SoaS at CUE
> From: echerlin at gmail.com
> To: cbigenho at hotmail.com
> CC: iaep at lists.sugarlabs.org; adam at flossmanuals.net
> I like your Grannies Guides idea, and am passing it on to Adam Hyde of
> FLOSS Manuals.
> On Fri, Mar 6, 2009 at 9:13 PM, Caryl Bigenho <cbigenho at hotmail.com> wrote:
> > Greetings from the CUE (Computer Using Educators) conference in Palm
> > Springs.
> > There has been a lot of interest in SoaS here. Some folks I have talked
> > with are quite tech savvy and will probably have no problem going to our web
> > site and downloading the software successfully to run on their computers. I
> > gave all of them the url that will let them do that.
> > However, there are a lot of educators who do not have the technical
> > knowledge to do it. I will admit that, at the moment, I am one of them.
> > However, I plan to make all of that change! With the help of some of you, I
> > hope to successfully master the process well enough to write another one of
> > my plain-English "Grannies Guides." We could call this "Grannies Guide to
> > making and using Sugar on A Stick."
> > It will be something that will let any educator (or anyone else) who wants
> > to run Sugar on their non-XO machine, do it. I'll need lots of help doing
> > this. Anyone want to help? I have one more day at the conference and I have
> > lots of things to catch up on when I get home so I won't be able to start on
> > this for a week or so.
> > Caryl
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