[IAEP] First competitor?
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Fri Feb 27 08:58:31 EST 2009
On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 8:56 AM, Christian Marc Schmidt <
christianmarc at gmail.com> wrote:
> I think we'd need to know the specific points of contention. I can't
> imagine which design decisions might work less well on PCs. Sugar remains
> significantly easier to use than standard PC operating systems...
Put Sugar in front of the average adult sitting alone, without any
instruction, for 20 minutes. I doubt many of them would agree with you.
Thats not how Sugar was designed to be used, but it is the conditions under
which it is usually evaluated. I think this is one of our marketing
> On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 8:27 AM, Eben Eliason <eben.eliason at gmail.com>wrote:
>> "Sugar is a very good interface for the OLPC computers it was made
>> for, but many of the design decisions and interfaces don't work nearly
>> as well on standard PCs."
>> I'm curious what people think about this statement. I tend to agree
>> that some design decisions were biased toward the XO-1 hardware, but I
>> don't think that any of the decisions actually fail on a "standard
>> PC", and I actually think Sugar scales pretty well in terms of
>> interaction. However, if we can assume their perspective and locate
>> some areas which aren't ideal on all hardware, perhaps we can work on
>> resolving them. Anyone have some examples?
>> - Eben
>> On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 3:45 AM, Sean DALY <sdaly.be at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > It claims to be a standalone home computer environment for kids, not a
>> > classroom environment.
>> > On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 8:29 AM, Bernie Innocenti <bernie at codewiz.org>
>> >> ,Josh williams wrote:
>> >>> Looks like a Microsoft project, they're hosted on IIS and the site is
>> >>> written in ASP.
>> >> Might also be a bad choice of web hosting provider. The entire ISO
>> >> image contains free software.
>> >> --
>> >> // Bernie Innocenti - http://www.codewiz.org/
>> >> \X/ Sugar Labs - http://www.sugarlabs.org/
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