An OLPC Development Model

Bert Freudenberg bert at
Wed May 7 15:11:55 EDT 2008

On 07.05.2008, at 20:57, C. Scott Ananian wrote:

> On Wed, May 7, 2008 at 2:51 PM, John Watlington <wad at>  
> wrote:
>> Where we fail to meet expectations is when G1G1 users change
>> from the old, monolithic, OS + activities to the new, unbundled
>> OS without hand-holding (installing the G1G1 activity bundle).
> And, in fact, last I checked our Wiki had the correct instructions for
> doing an upgrade w/o losing activities, so (as far as I know) the only
> problem is with OLPC developers who "know better" and so don't read
> the instructions on the wiki.  What can we do about that?

The update could come with a simple (or even better: obvious) method  
to let people get the activities back.

There probably was no time to do this 2 months ago. But in the mean  
time, if someone was interested to make things go smoother, it could  
have been done.

- Bert -

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