[IAEP] [SLOBS] SLOB meeting on January 7

Gary Martin garycmartin at googlemail.com
Tue Jan 8 20:11:42 EST 2013

Hi Daniel,

On 9 Jan 2013, at 00:31, Daniel Francis <francis at sugarlabs.org> wrote:

> On Tue, 8 Jan 2013 18:19:13 -0300
> Gonzalo Odiard <gonzalo at laptop.org> wrote:
>> Thanks Walter,
>> I want share two ideas to discuss may be in the next meeting:
>> * I want to organize, with guys from UY something related with Python Joven,
>> the work Flavio Danesse has been doing in the last 2 or 3 years.
>> Flavio is doing a very good job, in fact, all, or almost all new hackers in
>> UY,
>> participated in these events (please Daniel correct me if I am wrong).
> All new hackers in .UY subscribed to the Sugar Labs/OLPC mailing lists
> participated in at least one event. We live in the same country, but
> not in the same city/town.
>> I was in Flavio's house one month ago, talking with him, trying to see how
>> this success
>> can be reproduced, but is not so easy.
> It's as easy as trying to teach students to play a musical instrument
> in a school classroom. Some few students may feel it easy and fun, but
> not all of them.

I really like that analogy, thanks! :)


>> Anyway, we need see how we can help
>> put more events like this in movement, the more difficult part is get
>> teachers involved.
> +1
>> * I want work in a web view of the Journal, may be first as a activity,
>> but later integrated in Sugar. If we have this working, I think we can
>> improve
>> the social side of sugar, making easier show results, add comments, likes,
>> etc.
>> If we can have this webview working in the schoolserver too,
>> and sync all the related data, can be a first step in the cloud direction,
>> and is not so difficult to start. I share this here, because is only a idea
>> right now,
>> and may be is related to the comment from Walter.
> There are some technical parts difficult to decide, but in general I
> think it's a good idea.
> Best regards,
> Daniel.
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