[Server-devel] drupal on OLPC?
eduardo.diaz.c at gmail.com
Thu Mar 13 10:21:20 EDT 2008
Drupal on spanish:
2008/3/13, Greg Smith (gregmsmi) <gregmsmi at cisco.com>:
> Hi Ben,
> Your timing is excellent!
> The kids in Uruguay have started blogging a lot with the XO. Posting
> Adivinanzas (riddles) seem like a popular item.
> See: http://www.blogger.com/profile/06134894806578234196
> Now they are asking for more sophisticated content management and we
> have already flagged Drupal as a tool that may fit the bill. I wrote a
> brief requirements definition of what they want, now posted here:
> We need another round of discussion with the teachers to nail down their
> requirements but all signs point towards Drupal so far...
> Do you know what it would take to translate the full Drupal UI to
> I replied here to bring any interested people with us, but you can reply
> on the server list only and I'll pick it up there.
> Greg S
> Message: 1
> Date: Wed, 12 Mar 2008 21:47:06 +0100
> From: "bert boerland" <bert at boerland.com>
> Subject: drupal on OLPC?
> To: devel at lists.laptop.org
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> Dear All,
> As a member of the Drupal community, I would like to see the Open Source
> CMS Drupal ship on the OLPC. Drupal is a state of the art Content
> Managment System / Framework with lots of modules and hence potential
> implementations. Drupal can be a wiki, a blog, a news aggregator, a
> youtube clone, a flickr etc...
> Having Drupa ship on every OLPC would be great for the young users; they
> can easy write and share information.
> I can make some noise in the Drupal community to let some of the members
> help making this happen. But what would it take fom a technical and
> procedural side to make this happen?
> Some work on Drupal on OLPC has already been done, see
> Would you please help me point to the right direction to make this
> bert boerland
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> Message: 3
> Date: Wed, 12 Mar 2008 17:04:09 -0400
> From: "Benjamin M. Schwartz" <bmschwar at fas.harvard.edu>
> Subject: Re: drupal on OLPC?
> To: bert boerland <bert at boerland.com>
> Cc: devel at lists.laptop.org
> Message-ID: <1205355849.14242.20.camel at asterix.nmr.mgh.harvard.edu>
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> On Wed, 2008-03-12 at 21:47 +0100, bert boerland wrote:
> > Dear All,
> > As a member of the Drupal community, I would like to see the Open
> > Source CMS Drupal ship on the OLPC.
> The OLPC XO is virtually the worst possible server platform. It is
> highly mobile, has little memory or disk space, usually runs on battery,
> and aggressively turns off its CPU when not in use. It's also unlikely
> to have internet connectivity at any given time, and its network
> connection is purely wireless (and constantly changing). Think of it
> like running Drupal on your cell phone, or Nokia n810.
> Drupal would potentially be very useful on the School Server, which is a
> much more appropriate platform. The current prototypes of the school
> server are configured to run Moodle. You will have to make a case that
> Drupal is a sensible counterpart to Moodle, can be integrated with it,
> or should replace it. Regardless, the place to make that case is
> server-devel at lists.laptop.org.
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