Walter leaving and shift to XP.

NoiseEHC NoiseEHC at
Thu Apr 24 01:24:35 EDT 2008

Michael Stone wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 05:37:08PM -0400, Walter Bender wrote:
>> I certainly don't know enough about Windows to be able to answer your
>> question from the technical perspective. 
> As a former Windows developer (using both proprietary APIs and Free
> APIs), I'm very confident that the collaborative user experience named
> the "Sugar UI" can be provided on Windows at what constitutes acceptable
> expense in the Windows world by any of several wholly different means
> (each with different degrees of freeness and with different technical
> folks carrying out the work).
>> I do know that to launch an effort to port to Windows will require
>> resources above and beyond what are currently available. 
> True, but there are many skilled Windows developers around (including
> F/OSS developers) who might assist with the work.
Depending how you define "Sugar", I think it can be as small an effort 
as 1 man.
Since the majority of the code is written in Python, clearly I do not 
see too much work with it.

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