[Sugar-devel] [IAEP] Child in charge of FOSS or Sugar

Martin Langhoff martin.langhoff at gmail.com
Tue Sep 21 13:48:01 EDT 2010

On Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 9:21 AM, Teemu Leinonen <teemu.leinonen at aalto.fi> wrote:
> The issue is even more important when the project is claiming to
> promote FLOSS culture, like in the case of Sugar. In my definition of

That is _not_ the primary goal of Sugar. Sugar aims for lots of goals,
first and foremost, is about children as users, and their learning.

One of the key aspects of the FOSS culture that is very visible in
Sugar is that it is something explorable, learnable, hackable (as
opposed to a black-box).

Other aspects of FOSS are less applicable to primary-school age
children and their learning, so...


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