An OLPC Development Model

Marco Pesenti Gritti mpgritti at
Wed May 7 14:00:58 EDT 2008

On Wed, May 7, 2008 at 7:49 PM, Bert Freudenberg <bert at> wrote:
> On 07.05.2008, at 19:36, Marco Pesenti Gritti wrote:
>  > I'm not really convinced it should be a separate build. Just ship a
>  > set of core activities and make it really easy to install new ones (we
>  > have already everything in place to do so).
>  I hate the "core activities" idea. What are the core activities for an
>  education machine? The activities that distinguish the XO from all the
>  other laptops out there are regularly omitted from the "core". Like in
>  the new olpc3 build (*). There is no technical reason for this, and it
>  sends the wrong message. Unless someone wants to  convey that this is
>  just another laptop project.

Well, I think we should provide a set of default activities. And I
think those should include the educational ones. Shipping default
images with no activities on them doesn't send the right message
either, imo.


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