[Sugar-devel] [IAEP] [Sugar-news] Sugar Digest 2009-03-24

Sean DALY sdaly.be at gmail.com
Wed Mar 25 19:33:13 EDT 2009

Rafael I hope you have a full recovery I had a similar experience 30
years ago with a beating, 3 guys and a gun to my eye it's tough, not
something you forget, although you can come out stronger - I hope you
do, I know I did but it did take some time


On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 8:21 PM, Rafael Enrique Ortiz Guerrero
<dirakx at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Walter and all.
> Thanks for the wishes, I'm ok now, i was in the hospital for 10 days and now
> I'm at home resting.
> It was a robbery and i got stabbed in the back resulting in my left lung
> getting compromised..it's a shame because the thieves were like 14-16 years
> old..in conclusion this situation gave me more strength to keep on working
> on SugarLabs == Education.
> enough said let's back to work! =)
> Rafael Ortiz
> On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 9:55 PM, Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> ===Sugar Digest ===
>> I have been buried in meetings over the past few days, so I am a bit
>> late in giving an update to the Sugar community.
>> First, I want to wish Rafael Enrique Ortiz Guerrero (dirakx) a rapid
>> recovery.
>> While I have been distracted, lots of great work has been happening:
>> the Sugar on a Stick team is making great progress on the Fedora-11
>> port; the OLPC Learning Club held a pivotal meeting where they reached
>> consensus about forming a Sugar Labs DC; progress is also being made
>> in regard to a Sugar Lab in Peru; the Release Team has been cleaning a
>> few outstanding bugs in 0.84.1; the community has been busy helping
>> potential Google Summer of Code applicants refine their proposals;
>> Sascha Silbe has been setting up a build farm for Sugar Labs; the
>> Marketing Team has been reaching out to hundreds of more journalists
>> about our new release; the Localization Team has been migrating the
>> Pootle infrastructure to a new server; the Wiki Team has done a
>> reorganization of the wiki in concert with the move away from
>> CamelCase; and Sugar and Sugar Activities continue to be improved. A
>> busy week.
>> The big news is that thanks to the efforts of Jameson Quinn and Mel
>> Chua, we have been accepted into Google Summer of Code 2009. We need
>> to solicit and encourage as many great project proposals as we can in
>> the next few days (applications are due April 3): the more students
>> who apply to our program, the better our chances of getting more slots
>> assigned. Please direct potential applicants to
>> http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Summer_of_Code/Student_application_template
>> and http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Development Team/Project Ideas.
>> Thank you to everyone who has been answering student questions on IRC
>> and on the mailing list.
>> Tomeu Vizoso beat me to the punch by blogged about the great
>> contributions being made by community members (See
>> http://blog.tomeuvizoso.net/2009/03/what-keeps-me-going-on.html). One
>> crude measure of the growing ranks of contributors is the steadily
>> increasing number of people on #sugar on irc.freenode.net. We have
>> been hovering around 100 lately. It is great to see both the
>> continuity of long-standing contributors and the newcomers. The extent
>> to which the veterans are being supportive of the newcomers (and my
>> own barrage of naive questions) is a nice reflection on the project as
>> a whole.
>> ===Tech Talk ===
>> We had in impromptu meeting on IRC to discuss the outstanding issues
>> in regard to future Fedora/Sugar support for the OLPC XO-1. The list
>> of work items is shorter than I would have thought and many of these
>> items already have teams of people working on them. We discussed as a
>> reasonable target being able to release these items in time for Fedora
>> 12.
>> # mesh
>> # activation security
>> # Rainbow (activity security)
>> # activity update control panel
>> # power management
>> # library for browsing content bundles
>> # automatic display/keyboard language setting
>> # special keys on the keyboard (brightness, audio, ..)
>> # using USB keys in the Journal
>> # olpc-update
>> # customization key
>> # lease security
>> # UL warning screen at shutdown
>> Tony Forster continues to work magic with Turtle Art (See
>> http://tonyforster.blogspot.com/2009/03/turtle-fileview.html).
>> There is a new Sugar tutorial project (Please see
>> http://tutorius.org/blog/the-first-iteration/).
>> Martin Langhoff announced the availability of XS-0.5.2 this week:
>> http://xs-dev.laptop.org/xs/
>> "It fixes 3 bugs, the most notable one being the ejabberd @online@
>> roster issue."
>> Sebastian Dziallas has made a new Sugar on a Stick snapshot available at
>>  http://download.sugarlabs.org/soas/snapshots/2/Soas2-200903211320.iso
>> and a virtual appliance image at
>>  http://download.sugarlabs.org/soas/appliances/soas2-20090321.tar.gz
>> Please test them.
>> ===Sugar Labs ===
>> Gary Martin has generated a SOM from the past week of discussion on
>> the IAEP mailing list (Please see
>> http://wiki.suagrlabs.org/go/Image:2009-March-14-20-som.jpg).
>> --
>> Walter Bender
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