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

Martin Langhoff martin.langhoff at gmail.com
Wed Apr 23 01:46:32 EDT 2008

On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 5:29 PM, Edward Cherlin <echerlin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 10:13 PM, Martin Langhoff
>  <martin.langhoff at gmail.com> wrote:
>  > 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.
>  Not my project! Illinois's! They asked me to make contact on their behalf.

Apologies. I am just trying to help.

>  There are regular channels? Why hasn't anybody told me of this before?

Apparently there is - I didn't know either - I think it's the same
path you get through if you go to the givemany page, which is also
routed to Darah. This is a rather organic organization, not a top down
formal thing.

>  > People like NN tend to be swamped
>  How does one invite him to State Senate Hearings? Darah or who? Does
>  he have an appointments secretary?

Like any other project lead/figurehead I know -- with persistence and patience.

>  > - again, try
>  >  countries at laptop.org
>  Done. Thanks.

Cool. She's the best point of contact, and can escalate your request.
Bear in mind there are lots :-)

>  >  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 :-)
>  Which we is that? OLPC? OLPC New York? I'll get OLPC Chicago to talk
>  to OLPC NY in any case.

OLPC Foundation -- I have visited NYC with Wad to coordinate trials.
Note that pilots do take time from OLPC, and we can't say yes to all
people as we do have our resource constraints. But if you can be a bit
patient, I'm sure we;ll work something out.


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