[Sugar-devel] Introduction

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Tue Sep 28 07:00:39 EDT 2010

On Tue, Sep 28, 2010 at 12:46, Steven Parrish <smparrish at gmail.com> wrote:
> Some of you may have already heard that I have accepted a position
> with ActivityCentral to be the project manager for Dextrose.  It feels
> like I have come full circle as I started out as a volunteer
> maintaining the "F11 for the XO-1" builds for the past 18 months.
> That work was very rewarding and I was glad to see OLPC step in and
> release official builds based on my work.  The "F11 for the XO-1" was
> also a starting point for the original Dextrose system, which Bernie
> Innocenti brought to fruition.
> Now we will be taking the original Dextrose and expanding upon it.
> Dextrose2 will be the result.  Based on Fedora11 and Sugar 0.88 it
> will strive for stability, while providing deployments with a
> customizable product.  I have already started creating builds for the
> new system with additional language support, and they can be found at
> http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Dextrose .  The builds will be for both
> the XO-1 and XO-1.5 and will be available both with Gnome and without.
> We have a team of developers at SEETA who will be working on this with
> us.  Many of them are already known to the community and more will
> become known as they join the effort.
> I have already started going over the outstanding issues and know that
> with everyone's help we can make Dextrose the Premier system for XO
> deployments.
> The issues that need to be worked on can be found at:
> http://bugs.sugarlabs.org/query?status=accepted&status=assigned&status=new&status=reopened&order=priority&col=id&col=summary&col=status&col=type&col=priority&col=milestone&col=component&keywords=$love
> and
> http://bugs.sugarlabs.org/query?status=accepted&status=assigned&status=new&status=reopened&order=priority&col=id&col=summary&col=component&col=status&col=type&col=priority&col=milestone&keywords=$extrose
> If you are already working on any of these tickets please send me a
> quick note as to which tickets you are working on and what the status
> is.
> I look forward to working with everyone.

I'm very happy to read this, look forward to work further with you.

It would be very helpful if any new contributors could take the time
to present themselves and their plans as you have done.



> Steven Parrish
> smparrish at gmail.com
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