[Olpc-open] Making Plans

Simon Schampijer simon at schampijer.de
Mon Apr 21 07:08:06 EDT 2008


Edward Cherlin wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 11, 2008 at 10:17 AM, Michael Stone <michael at laptop.org> wrote:
> ...
>>  Chris, Scott, and I are formulating a release strategy
>>  for the next 8 or so months with detailed information about what we
>>  hope to release in 4 months. It remains to be seen how the strategy
>>  proposed by the Tech Team will be received by the sales team, the
>>  deployment team, and by other interested parties; however, I am fairly
>>  confident that, when presented, it will:
> ...
>>  In its final form, it will also explain what feedback we have received
>>  from sales & deployment. In its draft form, it will propose a
>>  reasonable deadline for revisions based on new feedback from those
>>  teams.
> ...
>>  Michael
> Who are the sales team, apart from Nicholas? Is there a way for any of
> us to talk to them? I, OLPC Chicago, and others out here are working
> on Illinois HB5000, The Children's Low-Cost Laptop Act, which proposes
> to put laptops in up to 300 schools. It has passed the Illinois House
> and gone to the Senate. It needs amendments, and we are working with
> the Lieutenant Governor's office on this. We would like to coordinate
> our efforts with OLPC's.

Which is the group providing input to the process from the eduction 
point of view (educators, teachers, kids)? Is this feedback part of the 
input from the deployment team?


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