[Sugar-devel] SoaS on XO issues for discussion
martin at martindengler.com
Fri Apr 24 04:23:48 EDT 2009
Thanks for the feedback.
On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 11:04:48PM -0500, David Farning wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 20, 2009 at 7:46 PM, Martin Dengler
> <martin at martindengler.com> wrote:
> > * Should Soas2's software artifacts include non-Fedora (that is,
> > non-upstream) bits or yum repositories? For example: a) OLPC kernel
> > (2.6.25); or b) Via wireless drivers?
> In order to succeed Sugar Labs must stay focused solely on the
> portions of the 'stack' from the learning platform and up. If Sugar
> Labs gets that portion of the stack right, the distributions and
> hardware resellers will have incentive to make a complete
> hardware/distro/learning platform product.
Should I understand your answer to be a polite and
justification-included way of saying "no"?
> > * Should an olpc-update-like mechanism be supported?
> Again, this is a distribution level issue. The various distribution
> have spent years developing update mechanisms. Does Sugar Labs have a
> strong enough reason to reinvent that wheel?
I think this is a "no", too, right?
> FWIW, *oaS is fundamentally a disto level technology. SoaS just
> happens to run Sugar as the UI.
Of course. That's why I'm asking these questions, since we know SL
doesn't want to become a distro generator, but we're getting questions
that push us in those directions.
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