[IAEP] For Sugar Everywhere, Google-ize!
C. Scott Ananian
cscott at cscott.net
Thu Feb 17 11:35:44 EST 2011
On Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 10:17 AM, Nicholas Doiron <ndoiron at andrew.cmu.edu>wrote:
> This is a tremendously interesting but increasingly technical discussion.
> It's difficult to weigh pros and cons of an entire OS in an e-mail
I'd actually like to avoid the technical parts as much as possible (although
I often can't help but respond).
What I'm most interested in are the community aspects:
a) What is the vision for Sugar going forward? What types of devices? What
types of users?
b) How much energy/tolerance do people in the community have for "new
c) If a group goes off and tries something new, will it result in a painful
split in the community?
d) Is SugarLabs closely tied to the idea of "sugar as it is now", or do they
see themselves as part of a wide variety of sugar-like projects, with
more-or-less use of the legacy code?
e) What are the *essential* goals of Sugar/SugarLabs? (cjb made a good
f) What does SugarLabs see as their most valuable products? Activities?
SoaS-type whole systems? Community? Lesson plans? Pedagogy? Support?
Obviously, every reader is going to have slightly different answers to those
questions, but through the multitude of voices a sense of the community
spirit can be gleaned.
( http://cscott.net/ )
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