[sugar] A few thoughts on SugarLabs

Bernie Innocenti bernie
Fri May 16 22:06:23 EDT 2008

Same feeling here.

Marco Pesenti Gritti wrote:
> This is exactly what I think about it. Thanks so much for writing it
> down so clearly.
> Marco
> On Fri, May 16, 2008 at 8:30 PM, Michael Stone <michael at laptop.org> wrote:
>> Recently, I've encountered several people who seem to be looking for
>> perspective on the relationship between OLPC and SugarLabs. I'd like
>> to offer a few thoughts for them to chew on:
>>  1. Sugar is good enough to be interesting to lots of people in the
>>     world, in particular, people who don't have XOs.
>>  2. In order to reach more people, Sugar needs to be "natively
>>     accessible", e.g. by being packaged for their favorite
>>     distributions (and operating systems, as we start looking at the
>>     larger world).
>>  3. We would like more contributions; even if some of them do not fit
>>     with the user experience we want to provide on the XO. SugarLabs is
>>     a fine place to capture many kinds of contributions.
>>  4. Finally, insofar as OLPC and its partners continue to pay the
>>     salaries of Sugar developers, supply useful infrastructure, and
>>     represent the largest chunk of the Sugar install base, OLPC and
>>     its partners will continue to have a lot of say in the development
>>     of Sugar.
>> Regards,
>> Michael
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