Why not Xfce? (was: Re: The XO-1.5 software plan.)
walter.bender at gmail.com
Sat May 16 08:48:21 EDT 2009
On Sat, May 16, 2009 at 8:08 AM, Christoph Wickert
<christoph.wickert at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Am Samstag, den 16.05.2009, 12:58 +0100 schrieb Peter Robinson:
>> >> >> We have some good news: OLPC has decided to base its software release
>> >> >> for the new XO-1.5 laptop on Fedora 11. Unlike previous releases, we
>> >> >> plan to use a full Fedora desktop build, booting into Sugar but giving
>> >> >> users the option to switch into a standard GNOME install instead.
>> >> >
>> >> > If you say "OLPC has decided" I wonder who exactly made this decision
>> >> > and when/if it was discussed in public. Can you please point us to the
>> >> > relevant mails, meeting minutes, irc logs or whatever?
>> >> I suspect (and the same goes for the post about KDE) that it was/is
>> >> being discussed at the SugarCamp currently taking place in France.
FWIW, this decision was made through an OLPC-driven process. Those of
us attending Sugar Camp read about it and while some of us have
participated in discussions on IRC and mailing lists, it is not being
BTW, it is great to have occasional face-to-face meetings. It is a
high-bandwidth medium of exchange. But our decisions are made in
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