[sugar] [IAEP] Sugar on Ubuntu LiveUSB is ready
Fri Oct 31 20:17:33 EDT 2008
Thanks David that explanation make a lot more sense than my naive one.
Who is the marketing/education contract guy? I would like to touch base
I will also be at the meeting to explain background issues if necessary.
The other guys on the Ubuntu SugarTeam have gained much more credibility in
the Ubuntu community and will be speaking for us.
On Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 7:01 PM, David Van Assche <dvanassche at gmail.com>wrote:
> The politics are far more complicated, edubuntu used to be a thriving
> community, which prompted Canonical to market the Educational side
> more and use the Ubuntu branding rather than edubuntu. It caused some
> confusion and the community sort of migrated to various areas, the
> most notable being LTSP. The main 'paid' edubuntu developer was moved
> to edubuntu netbook remix (also an education project) but is still
> quite active in upstream LTSP and edubuntu support. The
> marketing/education contracts guy is still paid by canonical and
> working on the educational side, so I wouldn't say they've given up,
> they've just made some strange re-branding decisions. Anyway, there is
> more info at the meeting next wednesday 18.00 UTC at #ubuntu-meeting
> for those interested in hearing the future of edubuntu and ubuntu in
> education, as well as how sugar can play a role there. I believe
> Morgan Collet will be presenting Sugar there.
> Kind Regards,
> David Van Assche
> On Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 6:51 PM, David Farning <dfarning at sugarlabs.org>
> > There is a Edubuntu developer planning session on Nov 5th. At that
> > we will see about the process of making Subuntu an official release.
> > educational efforts have not seemed to pay off for them yet. They have
> > recently shifted their inhouse edubuntu developer to Ubuntu mobile.
> > thanks
> > david
> > On Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 3:20 AM, Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at tomeuvizoso.net>
> >> On Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 5:19 AM, David Farning <dfarning at sugarlabs.org>
> >> wrote:
> >> > It looks like our friends at Ubuntu have been hard at work building a
> >> > Subuntu live usb. Simon Peter, also know as probono, has posted
> >> > information
> >> > on downloading and building the usb at
> >> >
> >> > http://dev.laptop.org/~probono/sbuntu/<http://dev.laptop.org/%7Eprobono/sbuntu/>
> >> >
> >> > Thanks to the Ubuntu SugarTeam for packaging Sugar on Ubuntu and to
> >> > Probono
> >> > for building the sugar.squashfs.
> >> Awesome! Congrats to all the Ubuntu Sugarteam.
> >> Have already been any discussions about adding Subuntu to the list of
> >> official Ubuntu derivatives for the next release? Something similar to
> >> the Fedora Sugar spin?
> >> Regards,
> >> Tomeu
> > _______________________________________________
> > IAEP -- It's An Education Project (not a laptop project!)
> > IAEP at lists.sugarlabs.org
> > http://lists.sugarlabs.org/listinfo/iaep
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