[IAEP] [Sugar-devel] R&D vs Product Support

Bernie Innocenti bernie at codewiz.org
Thu Jun 24 15:26:18 EDT 2010

El Wed, 23-06-2010 a las 09:49 -0400, Martin Langhoff escribió:

> that's exactly my "side" :-) -- I see SL as the place where companies
> (yours), foundations (OLPC!) and independent hackers with various
> motivations meet and collaborate).

This is *exactly* how I see SL, too. Quoting Tomeu:

>> If people think that SLs is a player instead of a place, then I think
>> we have already lost the battle and should rethink what SLs is
>> supposed to be.

> My mention of "clubs" was about earlier discussion of formally
> splitting a "maintenance team" vs a "development team" -- others have
> called it "splitting staff". I say we only need to split git branches,
> and "git checkout" the appropriate one at the appropriate time :-)

This is how I feel, too.

> Absolutely. Successful projects are "big tents" (
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_tent ) --
> I think most people here agree with this view, and others are ok to
> tolerate it (in good big tent fashion).

The board has also given a strong message in this direction by voting
that Sugar Labs is not in itself a Linux distributor and can endorse any
number of volunteer-supported Sugar distributions.

   // Bernie Innocenti - http://codewiz.org/
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