[IAEP] [SoaS] Developing the Sugar Learning Platform for OEMs
storybox03 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 15 23:02:34 EST 2017
But once again, this was meant specifically for original equipment manufacturers. It is not intended to be a replacement for Anaconda on Sugar on a Stick.
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El dic 15, 2017, a las 17:56, Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com> escribió:
> Sounds like a solid approach to an easier path to installing Sugar. I'll try testing it this weekend. Thx.
> On Fri, Dec 15, 2017 at 8:53 PM, Ryan Cunningham <storybox03 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Dear Sugar Labs,
>> I am Ryan Cunningham, an active user of the Sugar Learning Platform
>> (even now as I compose this message!). I have autism and seizure
>> disorder and have contributed prior work to Sugar Labs, including
>> changes to the "About My Computer" configuration panel to render the
>> GNU GPL in a monospace font (because it is a plain text file with a
>> 79-character margin).
>> According to Red Hat's Brand Standards, Mohandas Gandhi said "First
>> they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you
>> win." (Though no evidence was found that Gandhi actually said this.)
>> This quote inspired Red Hat's journey as a company, from the
>> open-source outlier in a Windows 98 world to the provider of
>> technology serving as the backbone of many of today's Web sites.
>> What if we said the same thing about the journey of Sugar Labs? What
>> if Sugar Labs broke through a world of American educational computing
>> now dominated by Chrome OS?
>> I believe the best way that Sugar Labs can do so is to market its
>> software to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). By doing so, the
>> Sugar Learning Platform can achieve a wider market share in
>> more-developed countries and be accessible to more students, teachers,
>> and parents.
>> In order to aid with doing so, I am hereby releasing under the GNU
>> General Public License, version 3 (or any later version), a script
>> (called "Sugar Factory") which will install and configure the Sugar
>> Learning Platform to run on any desktop, laptop, notebook, or tablet
>> computer in the process of manufacturing or preparation for secondhand
>> sale. This script uses a hard-coded partitioning scheme where all
>> files reside in the root partition--except, for UEFI-compliant
>> systems, a 512-megabyte EFI System Partition will be created at the
>> beginning of the disk and mounted at /boot/efi. (GPT partitioning is
>> not supported.)
>> Original equipment manufacturers that use this script may either flash
>> the operating system (which is a modified version of Sugar on a Stick)
>> directly to each device, or create an intermediate image and flash
>> that (which is a /lot/ faster). Also, they may make whatever
>> modifications they desire (or none at all) to the finished operating
>> system, and may choose to use the Sugar, Python Powered, and/or Fedora
>> Remix logos on the packaging and/or other promotional materials of
>> products that contain it.
>> I have also attached the license and the output from my last test run
>> of this script (which was successful).
>> Ryan Cunningham
>> SoaS mailing list
>> SoaS at lists.sugarlabs.org
> Walter Bender
> Sugar Labs
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