Fedora launches OLPC group
In an email today, Fedora’s Greg Dekoenigsberg said: “The engineers at OLPC are busy building an educational experience for the kids of the world. They are basing their excellent work on Fedora.
“Their time is stretched perilously thin … we in the Fedora community can therefore have a huge, direct, and immediate impact on the success of the OLPC project.”
The intention of the OLPC special interest group is to “provide the OLPC project with a strong, sustainable, scalable, community-driven base platform for innovation.”
The immediate goals of the group are to identify and take responsible ownership of as many OLPC base
packages as possible; to maintain an excellent Sugar environment for Fedora, including a dedicated Sugar spin; to identify opportunities for collaboration on things such as infrastructure and localisation.