[Community-news] [sugar] where is Walter?

Martin Langhoff martin.langhoff at gmail.com
Wed Apr 23 01:13:09 EDT 2008


On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 4:54 PM, Edward Cherlin <echerlin at gmail.com> wrote:
>  What's this hostility about? Does it accomplish something?

Not everyone knows everything about your project - though it's
interesting to hear.

Regardless of project size, getting hold of key people at a large
project is usually not a winning strategy -- try going through the
regular channels. People like NN tend to be swamped - again, try
countries at laptop.org

>  Illinois wants to spend $50 million in a pilot project to put laptops
>  into 300 schools, a project bigger than all of Give One Get One, and I
>  can't the time of day from management. The official line is that
>  Illinois doesn't count. Only getting XOs to poor kids in developing
>  countries counts.

We are working quite amicably with NYC DoE, so I think it's just a
matter of taking things slowly and talking with Darah first :-)

cheers,



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