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. Every hour an overworked OLPC
engineer spends doing Fedora work is an hour they could be spending doing
something else. We in the Fedora community can therefore have a huge,
direct, and immediate impact on the success of the OLPC project.
Thus, I am proud to announce the formation of the Fedora OLPC Special
Interest Group. Our mission: to provide the OLPC project with a strong,
sustainable, scalable, community-driven base platform for innovation.
1. To identify and take responsible ownership of as many OLPC base
packages as possible.
2. To maintain an excellent Sugar environment for Fedora, including a
dedicated Sugar spin.
3. To identify useful opportunities for collaboration (infrastructure,
We should convene our first meeting as soon as possible. If you are
interested in participating, please join the Fedora OLPC mailing list here
and introduce yourself: