[Sugar-devel] Private vs Public conversations.

Manusheel Gupta manu at laptop.org
Thu Oct 17 15:33:21 EDT 2013

>.... and I apologize for that.

Unity in diversity is a necessity  for the success of global projects
addressing communities and civil society.

It is always great to see all the members of an eco-system working towards
a common goal.



On Thu, Oct 17, 2013 at 11:26 PM, David Farning <
dfarning at activitycentral.com> wrote:

> Over the past  couple of weeks there has been an interesting thread
> which started from AC's attempt to clarify our priorities for the next
> couple of months. One of the most interesting aspects has been the
> interplay between private/political vs. public/vision discussions.
> There seem to be several people and organizations with overlapping yet
> slightly different goals. Is there interest in seeing how these people
> and organizations can work together towards a common goal? Are we
> happy with the current degree of fragmentation?
> I fully admit my role in the current fragmentation. One of the reasons
> I started AC was KARMA. At the time I was frustrated because I felt
> that ideas such as karma were being judged on who controlled or
> received credit for them instead of their value to deployments. We
> hired several key sugar hackers and forked Sugar to work on the
> problem.
> While effective at creating a third voice in the ecosystem, (The
> association has shifted more effort towards supporting deployments and
> Sugar Labs via OLPC-AU is up streaming many of our deployment specific
> patches) my approach was heavy handed and indulgent... and I apologize
> for that.
> --
> David Farning
> Activity Central: http://www.activitycentral.com
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