[OLPC India] #olpc-india on IRC
devm at nepalwireless.net
Thu Sep 11 04:22:25 EDT 2008
Agreed. Am all for it and thanks again for the mail.
Satish Jha wrote:
> Thank you for your kind email.
> On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 12:47 AM, Dev Mohanty <devm at nepalwireless.net
> <mailto:devm at nepalwireless.net>> wrote:
> /*Am quite perplexed with the thought that a person of your
> stature, does not to understand that this project is not about
> Nepal or India, I had a feeling you better understood the benefits
> of "sharing experiences & collaborative work" with respect to
> deployments across the globe. */
> It is called OLPC India list for a reason. It has one focus..India.. I
> would appreciate if any message posted on this list is polite and
> respectful and geared towards achieving the goals of OLPC India. We
> will come to sharing deployment experiences when there is a
> deployment. From your response you sound like a bright, young techie
> who may benefit greatly from learning about collaboration..
> /I was more then willing to extend a helping hand as have done so
> in the past. But then it seems that.. you're the one who's not on
> the same page on it.
> Everyone on this list has been very pro-active and has greatly
> contributed to the evolution of OLPC and, though I am new here, I am
> aware of that and greatly appreciate it. However, we have to redfine
> the meaning of this list and I sincerely hope you would like to be on
> the same page. The fact is that all the help given by everyone on this
> list in the past has not contributed to the spread of OLPC. So we need
> to re-orient this group and get help of the kind that is needed. It
> will be helpful to know what you know and help when called upon to do
> so or volunteer when you can and let the organization see how that can
> be put to effective use.
> I would measure our success in rolling OLPC out and I believe so far
> we have not had any effective demand for OLPC in the region. This
> listsev is about helping that process as much as it is about
> undersatnding some of the technical issues that may crop up.
> Then again, technical issues are more likely to be common across the
> globe. However, the issues of outreach, getting governments to support
> it, corporations to come forward and pay for it are likely to be more
> specific to regions though there may be some lessons that will be
> valuable to share.
> Most of all, however, its important that we remain focused and discuss
> India mailing list
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