[IAEP] Sugar Labs 2017 Budget

Tony Anderson tony_anderson at usa.net
Tue Feb 28 02:34:01 EST 2017

For what it's worth, Sugar 0.110 (OLPC OS 13.2.8) has been installed on 
hundreds of XO laptops, all models in Rwanda. The codebase is reaching 
classrooms. I am not sure what you mean by the js codebase, but if you 
mean the sugar web activities. Yes they are available for optional 
installment (along with the other activities in ASLO)


On 02/25/2017 12:39 PM, Sam Parkinson wrote:
> On Sat, 2017-02-25 at 08:36 +0530, Dave Crossland wrote:
>> Actually I am not convinced of this; I do not believe that the latest
>> releases of the Python codebase reach classrooms, and the js codebase
>> only reaches one.
>> One of the projects listed is social help. It's a fine idea, but a
>> cursory look at the site shows it has extremely low activity. I think
>> it would be better to shut it down.
> Sugar tries to literally replace every part of the computer that a user
> sees.  And believe it or not; that is a hard goal for a small free
> software community.  3 people in their spare time can't replace the
> years of work poured into every other desktop environment & their
> software.
> You're 100% spot on.  The future of SL is things like TurtleJS.

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