[Sugar-devel] [sugar] multiple lists

David Farning dfarning at sugarlabs.org
Fri Dec 5 13:37:41 EST 2008

On Fri, Dec 5, 2008 at 1:26 PM, Yamandu Ploskonka <yamaplos at bolinux.org> wrote:
> BTW, I love this trend to sugar/olpc-specific threads, but
>  1) I do not have a Sugar <> OLPC filter in my brain.
> I guess there are some specific subjects, maybe hardware -> OLPC,
> Sugar Activities and code -> Sugarlabs,
> but what about implementation?  Wetware?
> We could claim that OLPC Foundation going out of its way to turn its
> back to the OLPC community (I'm sure I am going to pay dear for that
> line) means the community should move elsewhere, but it doesn't feel
> right.  I am a reformer, not a revolutionary, and believe in bringing
> about change from the inside as long as it is possible, and at least the
> community still has a lot of voice in the laptop.org wiki, and it's been
> home way too long.
> Right now I am to open a wiki page about using XO/Sugar for Health
> education in Bolivia.  Should I open it in Sugarlabs or OLPC wiki?  It
> is marginally a devel issue (specific software might be needed), but
> it's mostly a _people_issue, and we have great folks in both sides, and
> most of us have one foot on the boat and another on the pier...

I prefer to think of it as learning to ski.  Remember the first time
you tried to stand up, face downhill, and keep your skies pointed in
the same direction:)  Hard at first.  Once you got the hang of it, it
was great.


> I will open it in Sugarlabs just to be wicked, but there is something
> not quite right in having to chose between mama and poppa.
> 2) people are crossposting and now I have another list to deal with.
> Hey Bernie, is cata ready?  That's where I'd be!
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