[IAEP] First competitor?

Walter Bender walter.bender at gmail.com
Fri Feb 27 09:12:09 EST 2009

Maybe the 0.84 refresh of the Sugar manual is an opportunity to address this.


On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 9:09 AM, Sean DALY <sdaly.be at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 2:58 PM, Caroline Meeks <solutiongrove at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 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
>> challenges.
> +1
> I was flummoxed my first 20 minutes with Sugar a year ago (How do I
> save/retrieve a file?)
> Actually, I was also flummoxed in 1986 when I first used a Mac (How do
> I get a directory listing? Where's the CLI?)
> And in 1982 when I first used a PC (What am I supposed to type at this prompt?)
> But - I was *not* when I used my very first computer, a colorful
> Commodore VIC-20 which booted directly into BASIC. That's because the
> machine came with perhaps the friendliest little blue beginner's
> manual I have ever used (sample: 'Hit the "Return" key a couple of
> times to clear it out').
> Food for thought....
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Walter Bender
Sugar Labs

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