Thanks, much appreciated :)

Best regards

On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 11:59 PM, Nirbheek Chauhan <
nirbheek.chau...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Since you're looking at making a gentoo-based sugar distro, you might
> find http://gitorious.org/projects/sugar-gentoo useful :)
>
> On 2/3/09, Tiago Marques <tiago...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 11:18 PM, Wade Brainerd <wad...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> 2009/2/2 Tiago Marques <tiago...@gmail.com>
> >>
> >>> On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 4:03 AM, Mitch Bradley <w...@laptop.org> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> Guess what? The people at OLPC, who aren't stupid, already considered
> >>>> every point in the message cited below, a long time ago. So why aren't
> >>>> we doing them? ...* *On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 9:57 PM, Carlos Nazareno
> >>>> <object...@gmail.com>wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Nobody's saying anyone is stupid. It is perfectly natural for people to
> >>> complain about things they don't understand. I also wish I could, from
> >>> time
> >>> to time, to ask this or that, to understand many things I don't
> >>> comprehend,
> >>> to know what I can do to help. This without getting into any kind of
> >>> fight
> >>> with the people involved with the project, who are the only ones who
> can
> >>> answer those questions.
> >>> As with any critical comment I may issue in this mailing list,* please
> >>> take it as something constructive*, to help (if it does, in any way)
> and
> >>> not to criticize the people who are hard at work. That, I think, is
> what
> >>> Carlos was trying to do.
> >>> I got my XO three weeks ago and there's a lot I was surprised to learn
> >>> that some of the more important features are WIP or simply don't work,
> >>> especially given the news that I've read, already detailing prototypes
> of
> >>> a
> >>> second version, when there's still a lot to do with the first one.
> >>>
> >>
> >> Hey Tiago,
> >>
> >> I've been following the project for about 2 years now and the software
> >> problems you cite (OOM crashing, flaky wireless,  battery life, sluggish
> >> UI)
> >> are pretty much the same ones that existed back when I got involved!
>  The
> >> lack of momentum on the software front has been pretty amazing given how
> >> much the project started with.
> >>
> >> That said, things seem to be picking up speed as more control over the
> >> software is handed to the community.  I finally feel like there's maybe
> a
> >> chance to see some of this stuff get resolved.
> >>
> >> Here's hoping SL's XOOS or SoaS, or else some deployment's distribution
> >> will take better advantage of the excellent hardware that is the XO-1.
> >> I'd
> >> really like to see someone try to build a tiny LFS based XO specific
> >> distro
> >> which runs Sugar, and boots in <30sec :)  I've got my personal XO
> booting
> >> in
> >> around 45sec just by hacking around in the initscripts, and I'm sure a
> lot
> >> better could be done.
> >>
> > Hi Wade,
> > I use Gentoo for professional and personal use in almost all of my
> machines
> > and will probably install Gentoo in some binary way to dual boot the XO
> with
> > Sugar(it fits the XO too well, in some ways, to simply delete it). This
> will
> > be the most optimized code I can have the compiler generate, which should
> > yield some nice improvements, compiled with the smallest feature set
> needed.
> > I have a machine running KDE 3.5 in 80MB with two or three KDE apps
> loaded,
> > but that is still overkill for the XO. XFCE/Fluxbox would be something to
> > experiment with.
> > I have a server here in college to do a package server, with which other
> > users may use, but I still need some free time to finish the basic gentoo
> > based distro, which will hardly come with an installer, other than a
> "stage"
> > package compiled for the Geode.
> > I would like to see python less resource bound but I unfortunately have
> > neither the time nor the skill to go hacking it.
> > Best regards,
> >                           Tiago Marques
> >
> >>
> >> Best,
> >> -Wade
> >>
> >
>
> --
> Sent from my mobile device
>
> ~Nirbheek Chauhan
>
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