[sugar] [OLPC-GSoC] Idea fo GSoC: Sugar adaption for the Nasa ethnic community
Santiago Ruano Rincón
Thu Mar 27 07:44:30 EDT 2008
Hi Tomeu, and thanks for your answer,
On Mon, Mar 24, 2008 at 10:59:20AM +0100, Tomeu Vizoso wrote:
> that's certainly very interesting. Sugar's code is open and at some
> point I think we'll see countries patching its source code in order to
> customize the software further than just adding/removing activities or
> changing the language.
> I hope that this can be done in a concerted way that doesn't bring
> duplication of efforts and everybody can share the advances of each
Exactly, that's one of the goals i'm looking for. Idealy, that
customization wouldn't apply to country-level only, Colombian cultural
richness is thanks to more than 90 ethnic groups, some of them have big
differences between eatch other. I have already the experience of a
rejection of software by one of this group, because it had elements of
> Feel free to ask in the sugar ml any questions you have about that.
Well, the first question would be if there are some issues already
identified around this. Maybe directionality (no only in texts, but in
all the interface), iconography, time/space concepts, interaction
between individuals, etc?
Zoom metaphor uses truly a great concept, do you have info about how it
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