OLPC as Project of the Day at FOSS.in

Walter Bender walter.bender at gmail.com
Tue Oct 14 16:17:56 EDT 2008


On Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 3:15 PM, John Gilmore <gnu at toad.com> wrote:
> How about Collaboration as project of the day?
> Isn't our collaboration framework already shipped in other distros?
> The problem is that few applications actually use it to allow easy
> collaboration among end-users.  There's probably some GUI work needed,
> and some integration with each app.
> If we could catalyze/bootstrap the collaborative aspect of general
> Linux applications, we'd get a lot more community buy-in than if we
> proposed a project that only runs on XO hardware (no end user runs
> Sugar off XO hardware).  (Unless we provided an XO to each conference
> attendee...)
> As a result, we'd have a lot more collab-ified Linux applications that
> could be run by the kids on their XO's.  And a lot more app developers
> would have collab in mind as they wrote their next app.
>        John
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Walter Bender
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