[IAEP] Sugar oversight board meeting
dwnarvaez at gmail.com
Tue Nov 5 07:14:34 EST 2013
Thanks a lot for the feedback Peter. I will check these out.
For the record, I was thinking about Sugar on Linux on Raspberry, not
On Tuesday, 5 November 2013, Peter Robinson wrote:
> >> Sugar on Android or the Raspberry Pi might have an interesting
> >> marketing effect but the result would be truly terrible as it would be
> >> essentially unusable and have a terrible experience.
> > Can you elaborate on why you think it would be a terrible experience on
> > Raspberry Pi? I never tested it there, I was just hoping it could be a
> > target...
> It's generally not particularly fast and has a number of HW problems,
> as a "look at how cool we are" I wouldn't be chosing the RPi to run
> sugar on Android, even on Linux the experience isn't great.
> >> There are a
> >> number of other ARM devices that sugar runs beautifully on though.
> > It would also be interesting to know more about these devices. With OLPC
> > going the Android way, I wish there was at least one popular enough
> > on which we could provide a really good experience (with our scarce
> > resources).
> Well Fedora produces SoaS on ARM images that will run on any of the
> ARM platforms Fedora supports. I would be looking at BeagleBone Black
>  (improvements still needed, should be much better soon), Wandboard
> , Utilite  (little brother to the TrimSlice) or the CuBox-i .
> The last of which has the cheapest model at $45 in a case and will be
> much faster, we should have OOTB graphics for the last 3 devices (all
> based on the i.MX6) in Fedora 21 (maybe later in the F-20 cycle) and
> the experience will be much better for little to no price increase
> over the RPi.
>  http://beagleboard.org/Products/BeagleBone%20Black
>  http://www.wandboard.org/
>  http://utilite-computer.com/
>  http://cubox-i.com/table/
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