An OLPC Development Model

Marco Pesenti Gritti mpgritti at
Wed May 7 14:21:31 EDT 2008

On Wed, May 7, 2008 at 8:10 PM, C. Scott Ananian <cscott at> wrote:
> On Wed, May 7, 2008 at 2:00 PM, Marco Pesenti Gritti <mpgritti at> wrote:
>  >  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.
>  Dammit, why are we having the discussion again!
>  We do not *ship* any image or machine with no activities installed.
>  End of story.

People download 703 and install it on their XO or run it in the
emulator. And it's completely useless until they grab Bert script to
download the activities (or get them in some other way). I had to
guide someone through that process just yesterday and I can tell it
was really confusing him.

But feel free to disregard the problem, if it makes you feel better.


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