[sugar] project idea: Interactive-Sugar-Online-Simulation (ISOS)

John J5 Palmieri johnp
Thu Nov 15 00:27:40 EST 2007

On Thu, 2007-11-15 at 01:59 +0100, Christoph Derndorfer wrote:
> Hello,
> I just stumbled across a very interesting comment by Eduardo Montez over 
> on OLPCnews.com 
> (http://www.olpcnews.com/laptops/xo1/olpc_news_100_laptop_fundraising_drive.html):
> "off topic: I just got an idea for showing people what Sugar can do. 
> Some should put up an interactive web site where anyone can sign on for 
> free, and all the people who are using it at any time would be the 
> community and show up on the gui, connected through the server instead 
> of the meshnetwork. That way people could experience the collaborative 
> aspect of Sugar, which is its greatest innovation."
> I certainly think this is an outstanding idea, even though such an 
> implementation is obviously anything but trivial.
> Such a virtual "Interactive-Sugar-Online-Simulation (ISOS)" could 
> potentially act like one of those "web-operating-systems" that have 
> become somewhat popular lately. It would basically allow for children 
> who use a regular Windows PC to use at least some of the innovations and 
> unique features that Sugar provides. So the requirement for being able 
> to benefit from these outstanding developments would shift from "need to 
> have an X0" to "need to have some computer with a browser and internet 
> connectivity".
> What do you think?
> Best regards,
> Christoph

Sounds great.  Go ahead and implement it.

John (J5) Palmieri <johnp at redhat.com>

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