[Sugar-devel] Hi; GSoC?

Walter Bender walter.bender at gmail.com
Wed Mar 17 14:46:06 EDT 2010

I am happy to meet with you in Cambridge, but please discuss
zero-sugar with Aleksey first.


On Wed, Mar 17, 2010 at 2:21 AM, Isaac Dupree
<ml at isaac.cedarswampstudios.org> wrote:
> Hi, I'm a student interested in the Sugar GSoC -- I've been reading this
> list for a while so I thought I'd ask about how I might be useful. For
> the summer, I'm near Boston (is anybody else? I'd love to chat with
> enthusiasts in person). I'm a big fan of constructivist learning; it's
> kind of how my parents "taught" me, and some parts of my college studies
> are learning-related.  Last year I did GSoC for Haskell.org refactoring
> part of their technical infrastructure.  Two years ago my college had an
> OLPC Seminar class where we got to play with one of the XO-1's.  I'm
> open to anything that gets me more involved in this ecosystem!
> One thing I've noticed happening, that I know something about -- I'm
> also on the Zero-Install mailing-list -- is an attempt to integrate
> Zero-Install and Sugar activities somewhat.  This makes me really happy
> because before, I didn't see a real market/goal for Zero-Install; and
> conversely, easy, potentially decentralized Activity distribution does
> need a technological backing a bit unlike the well-established
> Linux-distribution-mechanisms (I've used Linux -- several different
> distros -- for the past five years).  I wonder if this Zero/Sugar
> project could use some GSOC support, or if there are more
> useful/important things to work on?
> -Isaac
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Walter Bender
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