[Sugar-devel] [IAEP] XO Infinity ?

Sam P. sam.parkinson3 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 17 18:05:12 EST 2015

Hi Rangan,

I have posted many of the bugs on the forum, however, if you actually use
the XO you will find many areas of poor integration between android
software and XO hardware.


On Wed, 18 Feb 2015 9:49 am Rangan Srikhanta <rangan at laptop.org.au> wrote:

> Hi Folks,
> Thank you for the email and the feedback.
> First-off, apologies for what seems sporadic information re: the
> XO-infinity. We are announcing this project in the coming weeks and are
> closing off links which are out of date. Yes that includes the keyshot page
> ;) - which was a nice find btw - we were testing out some new software!
> We are building our mailing list here:
> http://www.one-education.org/get-updates/
> The wiki and XO-infinity pages were take down for two reasons:
>    1. The wiki was meant for briefing of potential vendors to understand
>    the project - it is significantly out of date given recent changes and
>    wasn't meant for the general public.
>    2. We have lined up media and *some* of the images that you have seen
>    are out of date and will changed further in coming days/weeks. There will
>    be a blog post on medium to coincide with the launch and we will be
>    updating the wiki with more accurate information and yes FAQs.
> RE: Android thanks for the feedback, what 'major' bugs were found? The
> feedback from schools has been quite contrary to your experiences, so it
> would be good to reconcile the differences.
> Thanks for pointing issues with the support forum, I'll be making sure our
> response times are better and inline with our "support at one-education"
> ticketing system.
> We are funding and developing the infinity ourselves and it is a project
> that doesn't involve OLPC.
> All the best,
> Rangan
> On 18 February 2015 at 07:28, Sam P. <sam.parkinson3 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Here are some more pages about the XO-Infinity:
>>     https://
>> <https://olpcau.atlassian.net/wiki/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=28016721>
>> olpcau.atlassian.net
>> <https://olpcau.atlassian.net/wiki/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=28016721>
>> /wiki/pages/
>> <https://olpcau.atlassian.net/wiki/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=28016721>
>> viewpage.action
>> <https://olpcau.atlassian.net/wiki/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=28016721>
>> ?
>> <https://olpcau.atlassian.net/wiki/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=28016721>
>> pageId
>> <https://olpcau.atlassian.net/wiki/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=28016721>
>> =28016721
>> <https://olpcau.atlassian.net/wiki/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=28016721>
>>     http://www.one-education.org/xo-infinity/  404s now :(
>>     The XO-Infinity wiki seems to have been made private
>>     (Unresponsive) support for the android build:
>> http://forum.one-education.org/
>> I actually downloaded and played with one of their android builds.  Some
>> things were nicer (web browsing) but the rest felt very mobile quality.
>> Everything was small and harder to see and felt like mobile apps rather
>> than desktop apps.  It was also really rough around the edges and had many
>> major bugs.  "One education" is very unresponsive on the support forum,
>> even to actual users in schools.
>> I also think their launch strategy is horribly uninformative.  But I
>> think many of the details they do not know.  The now private XO-Infinity
>> wiki had a FAQ with no basic questions answered.
>> I also discussed it with them a little.  They seem to be
>> manufacturing/designing it separately from OLPC.
>> Thanks,
>> Sam
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