[IAEP] IAEP Digest, Vol 44, Issue 25

Tony Anderson tony_anderson at usa.net
Fri Nov 11 10:52:30 EST 2011


I have decided to return to Rwanda (I already had the return side of my 
ticket paid). A group in Stuttgart has provided 100 XO-1.5s to the St. 
Jacob's school in Kigali. As a private school, they are not as directly 
bound to Mineduc.

I was pleased to see a strong interest in the educational issues you 
mention here - the first time at a Sugar/OLPC meeting. The immediate 
focus is on establishing an online repository for the lesson plans and 
content bundles that have already been created.

I spend three weeks in Haiti with Adam Holt, Nick Doiron and George Hunt 
at École Shalom. We tried the schoolserver and Learn activity as ways to 
deliver lessons requested by the teachers. While the results were 
encouraging, they proved we are a long way from a production capability 
to deliver courseware.

Christoph Derndorfer is coordinating the effort and I'll see that you 
are included in the emails.


On 11/11/2011 10:26 AM, iaep-request at lists.sugarlabs.org wrote:
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> Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2011 17:35:14 -0600
> From: Alexandro Colorado<jza at openoffice.org>
> To: Peter Robinson<pbrobinson at gmail.com>,	IAEP SugarLabs
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> Subject: Re: [IAEP] [Sugar-devel] SoaS v7?
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> On Thu, Nov 10, 2011 at 1:25 PM, Peter Robinson<pbrobinson at gmail.com>wrote:
>> What's a "minimal vdi"?
> vdi stand for virtual disk image, is the file format of Virtualbox used to
> handle virtual machines.
> vdi are easy to deply since you just need  Virtualbox (on Linux, win or
> osx), load the vm and u running an OS with Sugar.
> vdi usually are large (around 3GB or more), but a minimal OS like sugar
> could well be under 1GB if it's really tailored to.
> I would love to see a bootstrap version of sugar on a vdi.
>> On Thu, Nov 10, 2011 at 6:56 PM, Alexandro Colorado<jza at openoffice.org>
>> wrote:
>>> is it possible to distribute minimal vdi?
>>> small 700mb vd small homee space (user can generate extra virtual disk
>>> for storage).
>>> i am always impress how small solid state disk can pack so much with
>>> so little. i wish a vm like that.
>>> On 11/9/11, Peter Robinson<pbrobinson at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>>> Hi All,
>>>> So there's no rest for the wicked.... its time to think about what you
>>>> would like to develop for SoaS v7. I know upstream is all very busy
>>>> already.... the sugar team are full pelt into the conversion of sugar
>>>> to gtk3 and PyGI and there's all sorts of fun stuff going into
>>>> Fedora... so what do you want?
>>>> Peter
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>>> --
>>> Alexandro Colorado
>>> OpenOffice.org Espa?ol
>>> http://es.openoffice.org

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