[Sugar-devel] Introduction

Simon Schampijer simon at schampijer.de
Tue Sep 28 08:49:12 EDT 2010

Hi Steven,

On 09/28/2010 01:00 PM, Tomeu Vizoso wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 28, 2010 at 12:46, Steven Parrish<smparrish at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> Some of you may have already heard that I have accepted a position
>> with ActivityCentral to be the project manager for Dextrose.  It feels
>> like I have come full circle as I started out as a volunteer
>> maintaining the "F11 for the XO-1" builds for the past 18 months.
>> That work was very rewarding and I was glad to see OLPC step in and
>> release official builds based on my work.  The "F11 for the XO-1" was
>> also a starting point for the original Dextrose system, which Bernie
>> Innocenti brought to fruition.
>> Now we will be taking the original Dextrose and expanding upon it.
>> Dextrose2 will be the result.  Based on Fedora11 and Sugar 0.88 it
>> will strive for stability, while providing deployments with a
>> customizable product.  I have already started creating builds for the
>> new system with additional language support, and they can be found at
>> http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Dextrose .  The builds will be for both
>> the XO-1 and XO-1.5 and will be available both with Gnome and without.
>> We have a team of developers at SEETA who will be working on this with
>> us.  Many of them are already known to the community and more will
>> become known as they join the effort.
>> I have already started going over the outstanding issues and know that
>> with everyone's help we can make Dextrose the Premier system for XO
>> deployments.
>> The issues that need to be worked on can be found at:
>> http://bugs.sugarlabs.org/query?status=accepted&status=assigned&status=new&status=reopened&order=priority&col=id&col=summary&col=status&col=type&col=priority&col=milestone&col=component&keywords=$love
>> and
>> http://bugs.sugarlabs.org/query?status=accepted&status=assigned&status=new&status=reopened&order=priority&col=id&col=summary&col=component&col=status&col=type&col=priority&col=milestone&keywords=$extrose
>> If you are already working on any of these tickets please send me a
>> quick note as to which tickets you are working on and what the status
>> is.
>> I look forward to working with everyone.
> I'm very happy to read this, look forward to work further with you.
> It would be very helpful if any new contributors could take the time
> to present themselves and their plans as you have done.
> Regards,
> Tomeu

Thanks for your great introduction. It is a good habit to present 
oneself and his role to the community. I would like to encourage others 
to do so as well.

Looking forward to work with you,

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