Re: [IAEP] G1G1 (was Re: [Community-news] OLPC News (2008-09-29))

2008-10-06 Thread Sean DALY
Yes, I'd say VAG Rounded Light and Arial Rounded MT Bold Some differences between these similar faces: * lowercase a is looped in VAG Rounded, open in Arial Rounded * lowercase t has bottom curl in VAG Rounded * C and c are more tightly curled in Arial Rounded * lowercase r has a more horizontal

Re: [IAEP] Getting the message out - take2

2009-01-18 Thread Sean DALY
If I may offer two cents, I have worked in journalism and corporate communications. As I am not sure what the target audience is for this text (FOSDEM attendees? journalists? bloggers?), my suggestions may not be useful, but: I would dispense with the negativity at the beginning. Don't bother

Re: [IAEP] [Sugar-devel] activites known not to either work at all or not on certin platforms

2009-02-11 Thread Sean DALY
It is absolutely vital that SoaS boot/install work in a reliable way. Any nongeek user who can't use it will not bother reporting precise bug information, and moreover will lose motivation to try it again. In the case of branded USB sticks boot/install failures will make Sugar Labs appear as a

Re: [IAEP] Thanks page

2009-02-11 Thread Sean DALY
Looks good Gary! On my small (800x600) laptop screen the FSF logo overflows to the right, but that's a nitpick. Thanks. On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 8:58 PM, Gary C Martin g...@garycmartin.com wrote: On 9 Feb 2009, at 16:41, Gary C Martin wrote: On 9 Feb 2009, at 02:35, David Farning wrote: I

Re: [IAEP] Linuxtag 2009 - how do we want to promote Sugar Labs

2009-02-12 Thread Sean DALY
The quickest way to develop the Sugar brand (aside from the logo of course) is color: something different from the XO's green (Pantone-361 if I remember correctly). I have looked at the logo page and see possibilities. It doesn't have to be one color (although that may be preferable), but it

[IAEP] What are Sugar's Brand Values?

2009-02-19 Thread Sean DALY
Cross-posting to the IAEP list from the Marketing list (my apologies for those who will see it twice). Mel and Walter have supplied very useful associations but the more the merrier for this! Thanks Sean -- Forwarded message -- From: Sean DALY sdaly...@gmail.com Date: Wed, Feb

Re: [IAEP] Design for a.sl.o and sugarlabs branding/theme unity

2009-02-27 Thread Sean DALY
Greetings Josh! In fact lots of work has been done on this by Christian, see for example: http://sugarlabs.org/go/MarketingTeam/Logo http://sugarlabs.org/go/MarketingTeam/Website and, in beta: http://www.christianmarcschmidt.com/projects/sugarlabs/betasite/index.php May I suggest you join the

Re: [IAEP] First competitor?

2009-02-27 Thread Sean DALY
On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 2:58 PM, Caroline Meeks solutiongr...@gmail.com wrote: Thats not how Sugar was designed to be used, but it is the conditions under which it is usually evaluated.  I think this is one of our marketing challenges. +1 I was flummoxed my first 20 minutes with Sugar a year

[IAEP] Feedback re static frontend site

2009-02-27 Thread Sean DALY
Christian I apologize I've been compiling this feedback this week perhaps I should have sent sooner In general I like it. Although I have never liked the black background (on the existing wiki and now on the homepage) which I found lugubrious, I was pleasantly surprised to step into the light

Re: [IAEP] http://www-testing.sugarlabs.org/

2009-02-27 Thread Sean DALY
Some information about free/libre fonts: http://www.unifont.org On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 7:25 PM, Christian Marc Schmidt schm...@pentagram.com wrote: Adding to the visual problems is that I don't have Helvetica installed on my machine. I think I'm getting the standard, ugly Arial that comes

Re: [IAEP] Activities Under Emulation

2009-03-01 Thread Sean DALY
Re Mac: It's my understanding Intel procs only, no PPC, is that right? On Sun, Mar 1, 2009 at 10:28 AM, Jonas Smedegaard d...@jones.dk wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On Sat, Feb 28, 2009 at 09:17:19PM -0800, Caryl Bigenho wrote: I am working on a presentation I will be

[IAEP] Proposed agenda for tomorrow's IRC marketing meeting (1600 UTC): 0.84 launch preparations!

2009-03-02 Thread Sean DALY
Hey everyone, This will possibly be our last (or certainly second-to-last) meeting before the 0.84 launch so I'd like to work on that high priority please. I have cc'd the iaep list so we will all be on the same page. We have a full plate prior to the launch so let's be efficient tomorrow ;-)

Re: [IAEP] [Sugar-devel] [ANNOUNCE] Sucrose 0.84.0 Final Release

2009-03-05 Thread Sean DALY
The media launch and multi-language press release has been scheduled for March 16th, when release notes, the PR phone number, and the final press mailing lists including the education publications will be ready. I will have Tuesday's marketing meeting topics deliverables mail ready sometime

Re: [IAEP] [Sugar-devel] [ANNOUNCE] Sucrose 0.84.0 Final Release

2009-03-05 Thread Sean DALY
re spreading the word: http://lists.sugarlabs.org/archive/marketing/2009-March/000419.html Monday, March 16th, 9:00 AM EST thanks Sean On Thu, Mar 5, 2009 at 3:31 PM, Sean DALY sdaly...@gmail.com wrote: The media launch and multi-language press release has been scheduled for March 16th

Re: [IAEP] Topics deliverables from Marketing IRC meeting 03-03-2009: Sugar 8.4 launch date set!

2009-03-05 Thread Sean DALY
2009, at 00:53, Sean DALY wrote: http://sugarlabs.org/go/MarketingTeam/Meetings/03-03-2009 (note: I messed up with #start-meeting instead of #startmeeting so the meetbot did not log, many thanks to Tomeu and Mel for getting that transcript online at above link) Hi everyone - Monday, March

Re: [IAEP] Topics deliverables from Marketing IRC meeting 03-03-2009: Sugar 8.4 launch date set!

2009-03-06 Thread Sean DALY
the existing numbering system is very confusing and will leave v1.0 much further in the future than it should be... thanks Sean Marketing Coordinator On Fri, Mar 6, 2009 at 9:57 AM, Morgan Collett morgan.coll...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, Mar 6, 2009 at 09:55, Sean DALY sdaly...@gmail.com wrote

Re: [IAEP] Topics deliverables from Marketing IRC meeting 03-03-2009: Sugar 8.4 launch date set!

2009-03-06 Thread Sean DALY
These comments have been very useful - thank you. I apologize for the long post below, but I feel the subjects are very important for the project, and with a week to go until the media launch we need to sort ourselves out. Jonas said: If you were too confused to say I run Sugar 0.82 on OLPC-OS

Re: [IAEP] Topics deliverables from Marketing IRC meeting 03-03-2009: Sugar 8.4 launch date set!

2009-03-07 Thread Sean DALY
On Sat, Mar 7, 2009 at 10:56 AM, Jonas Smedegaard d...@jones.dk wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 [sent again - to the marketing team too this time] On Sat, Mar 07, 2009 at 01:36:37AM +0100, Sean DALY wrote: Bert made a very astute observation: we need to be Googlable. Luke

Re: [IAEP] Topics deliverables from Marketing IRC meeting 03-03-2009: Sugar 8.4 launch date set

2009-03-08 Thread Sean DALY
appreciated. David From: Sean DALY sdaly...@gmail.com To: iaep@lists.sugarlabs.org; Sugar Labs Marketing market...@lists.sugarlabs.org; josh williams j...@tucson-labs.com; Jonas Smedegaard d...@jones.dk Sent: Saturday, March 7, 2009 8:48:39 PM Subject: Re

Re: [IAEP] updating the Sugar manual for 8.4 release

2009-03-10 Thread Sean DALY
Hi Anne, I've been confused too and we have worked out a way forward: The version number of Sugar which will be launched this Monday the 16th is 0.84 When Sugar on a Stick is ready in Q3 of this year, it will be version 1.0 thanks Sean Marketing Coordinator On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 10:33 AM,

Re: [IAEP] [FM Discuss] updating the Sugar manual for 0.84 release

2009-03-10 Thread Sean DALY
Well... that's 9:00 AM EST on Monday, so maybe Sunday night is more accurate The possibility exists there will be a wave of traffic, so the sonner the better ;-) thanks Anne Sean On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 2:26 PM, Anne Gentle annegen...@gmail.com wrote: My apologies. I hear eight four and

Re: [IAEP] New sugarlabs website

2009-03-12 Thread Sean DALY
On Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 11:53 AM, Bert Freudenberg b...@freudenbergs.de wrote: On 12.03.2009, at 11:40, Sean DALY wrote: cut http://sugarlabs.org/ has always been the main address for our wiki. http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/ just redirects to it. If we repoint this at the new web site, we'll

Re: [IAEP] New sugarlabs website

2009-03-12 Thread Sean DALY
OK many thanks Bernie The wiki is indeed confusing for the casual visitor and we do need to work on usability, but the priority this week is the release which will drive traffic (hopefully massive) to the site. While browsing, visitors need to be able to find the homepage without going into their

[IAEP] Topics deliverables from Marketing IRC meeting 03-10-2009: Countdown to 0.84 launch! Exceptional meeting today (Friday) at 1600 UTC

2009-03-13 Thread Sean DALY
http://meeting.sugarlabs.org/sugar-meeting.log.20090310_1100.html Countdown to 0.84 launch! 1. Make SL press-contactable: phone number After looking at a number of solutions which will allow us to grow with the same number, I have succeeded in reserving the following Gizmo5 Business number for

Re: [IAEP] wiki - openid login error

2009-03-15 Thread Sean DALY
Simon - keep in mind the wiki is now wiki.sugarlabs.org to aid navigation, does that work? Sean On Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 11:31 PM, Simon Schampijer si...@schampijer.de wrote: Hi, error:Invalid AuthRequest: 769: Realm verification failed for: http://sugarlabs.org/ I get this error when

Re: [IAEP] [Marketing] DC Photo Jam 2 - New batch of photos of SoaS running on netbooks

2009-03-15 Thread Sean DALY
Mike, these are breathtaking! Walter, David - as they are CC, and already on Flickr, and the permissions posted by Mike are very clear, I do think we could go with these... what do you think? Sean P.S. Little Cianna even has Sugar Labs purple :-) On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 2:43 AM, Caroline

Re: [IAEP] [Marketing] DC Photo Jam 2 - New batch of photos of SoaS running on netbooks

2009-03-15 Thread Sean DALY
Yes, astonishing. I say that as a marketer ;-) everything is there: happy learner, two different machines, USB stick in each On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 3:34 AM, David Farning dfarn...@sugarlabs.org wrote: On Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 9:04 PM, Sean DALY sdaly...@gmail.com wrote: Mike

Re: [IAEP] http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Welcome_to_the_Sugar_Labs_wiki

2009-03-16 Thread Sean DALY
Bernie - the logo has to point to the main page of the site - this was fixed yesterday - again, the crux of the problem is first-time visitors arriving at the side door and not even knowing there is a front door Could you please restore the link to the site hompage as soon as possible? thanks

Re: [IAEP] http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Welcome_to_the_Sugar_Labs_wiki

2009-03-16 Thread Sean DALY
less concerned with what is standard in a wiki, and much more concerned with how journalists, teachers, parents, and funders will be able to escape from the wiki when they get lost. thanks Sean On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 9:27 AM, Bernie Innocenti ber...@codewiz.org wrote: Sean DALY wrote

Re: [IAEP] http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Welcome_to_the_Sugar_Labs_wiki

2009-03-16 Thread Sean DALY
Please note press releases now have their own page: http://www.sugarlabs.org/index.php?template=press Today's press releases in English, Spanish, French and German will go up shortly. thanks Sean On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 8:44 AM, Bernie Innocenti ber...@codewiz.org wrote: Bernie Innocenti

Re: [IAEP] http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Welcome_to_the_Sugar_Labs_wiki

2009-03-16 Thread Sean DALY
, Mar 16, 2009 at 10:01 AM, Bernie Innocenti ber...@codewiz.org wrote: Sean DALY wrote: Today, we will be welcoming a large number of first-time visitors and they will very surely be disoriented if they start their visit by clicking around on the wiki, which is a possible scenario since Google

Re: [IAEP] http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Welcome_to_the_Sugar_Labs_wiki

2009-03-16 Thread Sean DALY
- Software. We'll see if this effort bears fruit... touching wood ;-) Sean On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 10:56 AM, Edward Cherlin echer...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 1:48 AM, Sean DALY sdaly...@gmail.com wrote: Please note press releases now have their own page: http://www.sugarlabs.org

[IAEP] Press release picked up by MarketWatch via PR Newswire

2009-03-16 Thread Sean DALY
http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/sugar-labs-nonprofit-announces-new/story.aspx?guid={EF4B8934-0046-465F-AD4D-E82FBCE8F1EC}dist=msr_7 ___ IAEP -- It's An Education Project (not a laptop project!) IAEP@lists.sugarlabs.org

[IAEP] Reuters, Forbes, Boston Business Journal

2009-03-16 Thread Sean DALY
http://www.reuters.com/article/pressRelease/idUS100509+16-Mar-2009+PRN20090316 http://www.forbes.com/feeds/prnewswire/2009/03/16/prnewswire200903160805PR_NEWS_USPR_PH83812.html http://www.bizjournals.com/boston/prnewswire/press_releases/national/Massachusetts/2009/03/16/PH83812

Re: [IAEP] [Marketing] http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Welcome_to_the_Sugar_Labs_wiki

2009-03-17 Thread Sean DALY
to...@sugarlabs.org wrote: On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 15:31, Sean DALY sdaly...@gmail.com wrote: With the luck of St. Patty, we will be much better indexed by Google tomorrow and thus able to go back to a single window ;-) Looks like that did it. Cheers, Tomeu Sean On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 3

Re: [IAEP] [Marketing] http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Welcome_to_the_Sugar_Labs_wiki

2009-03-17 Thread Sean DALY
that the metatags were empty, SEO people often claim it's useless in 2009 but I am not so sure thanks Sean On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 5:30 PM, Luke Faraone l...@faraone.cc wrote: On 3/17/09, Nirav Patel o...@spongezone.net wrote: On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 5:40 AM, Sean DALY sdaly...@gmail.com wrote

Re: [IAEP] [Marketing] Try it link from homepage lands on empty wiki page

2009-03-18 Thread Sean DALY
, Christian On Wed, Mar 18, 2009 at 11:53 AM, Frederick Grose fgr...@gmail.com wrote: Fixed. by removing double redirection on wiki 2009/3/18 Sean DALY sdaly...@gmail.com http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/DocumentationTeam/Try_Sugar Christian - the Try_Sugar page is empty, could you please

Re: [IAEP] branding usbdrives == Re: Topics deliverables from Marketing IRC meeting 03-10-2009: Countdown to 0.84 launch! Exceptional meeting today (Friday) at 1600 UTC

2009-03-18 Thread Sean DALY
18, 2009 at 4:49 PM, David Farning dfarn...@sugarlabs.org wrote: On Wed, Mar 18, 2009 at 10:23 AM, Marten Vijn i...@martenvijn.nl wrote: On Fri, 2009-03-13 at 15:18 +0100, Sean DALY wrote: 5. First 100 SoaS Sugar Labs branded USB sticks Little advancement on this from me, I'm only too aware

Re: [IAEP] [Sugar-devel] Sugar Labs in GSoC (Fwd: Congratulations!)

2009-03-18 Thread Sean DALY
Great news! just a little detail, http://sugarlabs.org; is deprecated, we are communicating www.sugarlabs.org in marketing materials or http://www.sugarlabs.org; in webforms profiles etc. instead thanks Sean 2009/3/18 Jameson Quinn jameson.qu...@gmail.com: Sugar Labs has been accepted into

Re: [IAEP] [Sugar-devel] Sugar Labs in GSoC (Fwd: Congratulations!)

2009-03-18 Thread Sean DALY
, Sean DALY sdaly...@gmail.com wrote: Great news! just a little detail, http://sugarlabs.org; is deprecated Some might disagree. :) -- Luke Faraone http://luke.faraone.cc ___ IAEP -- It's An Education Project (not a laptop project!) IAEP

Re: [IAEP] Topics deliverables from Marketing IRC meeting 03-10-2009: Countdown to 0.84 launch! Exceptional meeting today (Friday) at 1600 UTC

2009-03-19 Thread Sean DALY
Mel - don't harm yourself, we've passed the critical moment of the release. Two good reasons why I left it off the agenda on Tuesday. We'll get to it when we get to it. Thanks! Sean On Thu, Mar 19, 2009 at 9:05 AM, Mel Chua m...@melchua.com wrote: 6. Sugar Stories Mel is working on this and

Re: [IAEP] [Marketing] OLPCorps: an opportunity for Sugar feedback

2009-03-19 Thread Sean DALY
Actually I agree with Mel, we could obtain extremely useful first-hand accounts which don't involve asking anyone what they like or not, but simply watching what they do. To discover how Sugar is not serving its users, we need lots of raw field data. And to make good use of it, we need that data

Re: [IAEP] [Marketing] OLPCorps: an opportunity for Sugar feedback

2009-03-19 Thread Sean DALY
Thanks John Do you think a third of the teachers would be willing to fill out a webform like that? Sean On Thu, Mar 19, 2009 at 1:01 PM, John Watlington w...@laptop.org wrote: On Mar 19, 2009, at 7:46 AM, Sean DALY wrote: Actually I agree with Mel, we could obtain extremely useful first

Re: [IAEP] [Marketing] OLPCorps: an opportunity for Sugar feedback

2009-03-19 Thread Sean DALY
knowledge of the students' habits. On Thu, Mar 19, 2009 at 3:17 PM, John Watlington w...@laptop.org wrote: I don't know about a third, but it's worth a try. For starters, it would have to be in Spanish. wad On Mar 19, 2009, at 8:05 AM, Sean DALY wrote: Thanks John Do you think a third

[IAEP] Laptops build bridge to Ireland (from Chicago)

2009-03-20 Thread Sean DALY
http://forestparkreview.com/main.asp?SectionID=1SubSectionID=38ArticleID=3934TM=83377.22 Despite the Chicago journalist being very confused about his geography, what I really like about this story is that the students will be communicating an ocean apart. But, Teachers are still developing ways

Re: [IAEP] Laptops build bridge to Ireland (from Chicago)

2009-03-20 Thread Sean DALY
server already: http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_Chicago/JabberServer Sean On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 3:18 PM, Sean DALY sdaly...@gmail.com wrote: http://forestparkreview.com/main.asp?SectionID=1SubSectionID=38ArticleID=3934TM=83377.22 Despite the Chicago journalist being very confused about his

Re: [IAEP] Colors for a.sl.o

2009-03-21 Thread Sean DALY
a.sl.o - activities.sugarlabs.org I'm anti-contraction but also lazy about typing it all out sometimes at first I thought it was an object code file .o On Sat, Mar 21, 2009 at 5:39 PM, Caryl Bigenho cbige...@hotmail.com wrote: Hi Why don't you ask some children what colors they would

[IAEP] Becta (UK) Next Generation Learning - Learning Platforms

2009-03-21 Thread Sean DALY
http://www.nextgenerationlearning.org.uk http://www.guardian.co.uk/thebigmove/laptop http://www.publictechnology.net/modules.php?op=modloadname=Newsfile=articlesid=19333 The first computers are being distributed under Becta's Next generation Learning plan. Target age range is 7 to 18. The big

Re: [IAEP] OLPC on public radio

2009-03-23 Thread Sean DALY
http://www.wpr.org/book/090322a.cfm http://www.wpr.org/book/visionaries/FP_%20Our%20Computers.mp3 On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 3:15 AM, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu wrote: On Sun, Mar 22, 2009 at 7:05 PM, Jameson Quinn jameson.qu...@gmail.com wrote: you can find a stream at www.publicradiofan.com

Re: [IAEP] [Marketing] Laptops build bridge to Ireland (from Chicago)

2009-03-23 Thread Sean DALY
Hi Caroline, no we don't but it's a sure bet they are not XO-1s On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 1:33 PM, Caroline Meeks carol...@solutiongrove.com wrote: Do we know what kind of computers the kids in Ireland are using? ___ IAEP -- It's An Education Project

Re: [IAEP] [Marketing] Laptops build bridge to Ireland (from Chicago)

2009-03-23 Thread Sean DALY
laptops in which case they probably want to emulate. On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 9:11 AM, Sean DALY sdaly...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Caroline, no we don't but it's a sure bet they are not XO-1s On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 1:33 PM, Caroline Meeks carol...@solutiongrove.com wrote: Do we know what kind

Re: [IAEP] status on Sugar Guide for 0.84

2009-03-26 Thread Sean DALY
Greetings Caryl, I agree with you and in fact I've been very pleased to run Sugar v0.84 at full screen in virtualization on a Mac Mini, following the instructions at this link: http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Downloads easily reachable from the homepage of www.sugarlabs.org (note: the download link

Re: [IAEP] status on Sugar Guide for 0.84

2009-03-26 Thread Sean DALY
Yes Caryl, I will create an account and try my hand at editing :-) On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 7:22 PM, David Farning dfarn...@sugarlabs.org wrote: Yes, New information can be added at any time to FM manuals at http://en.flossmanuals.net/bin/view/Sugar/8_4/WebHome .  (You will need to register

Re: [IAEP] ISBN Numbers Summary.

2009-03-26 Thread Sean DALY
+1 a good plan. Silly question...if we were to have smashing success and wish to publish the Sugar Manual in half a dozen or more other languages, would we need 5 separate numbers or would these be 5 variants on one number? Not that we would use up 10 numbers quickly. Just wondering. On Thu,

Re: [IAEP] [Marketing] Do not open a new window for menu link on sugarlabs.org

2009-03-26 Thread Sean DALY
Here are some ideas for a harmonized navbar across our domains, for discussion and input please. By way of an anology, I would like that a visitor navigating between our welcoming reception area, our meeting room, our factory floor, our mailroom etc. always know where s/he is and how to get to

Re: [IAEP] Google Analytics for wiki.sl.o?

2009-03-26 Thread Sean DALY
thanks David yes I'm putting out fires this week, organizing the first batch of 100 branded USB sticks for the SoaS beta launch at FOSSVT, targeted mailing of the v0.84 press release to educators, preparing for a trip to Paris for Solutions Linux, my article for OLPCNews, testing SoaS on the XO,

Re: [IAEP] bar code

2009-03-27 Thread Sean DALY
David was saying he started with American UPC, but the publishing industry has standardized on EAN-13 with the country field being a value (978 or in future 979) indicating book and called... Bookland (!), the next 9 digits being the classic ISBN-10 number then a final checksum digit. There is

Re: [IAEP] Sugar Labs USB Sticks have arrived!

2009-04-01 Thread Sean DALY
Yes Mike it would be great if you could shoot them! They were expensive so of course we need to be careful about handing them out but they are meant to promote Sugar Labs and Sugar on a Stick Sean On Wed, Apr 1, 2009 at 1:17 AM, Caroline Meeks carol...@solutiongrove.com wrote: Yes, send me

Re: [IAEP] branding usbdrives == Re: Topics deliverables from Marketing IRC meeting 03-10-2009: Countdown to 0.84 launch! Exceptional meeting today (Friday) at 1600 UTC

2009-04-03 Thread Sean DALY
...@martenvijn.nl wrote: On Wed, 2009-03-18 at 18:01 +0100, Sean DALY wrote: I was busy for a week in Amsterdam. cut if you have the possibility to send me one of the sticks, I'd appreciate it, if not a good photo would be fine. http://martenvijn.nl/trac/wiki/soas If you can, please

Re: [IAEP] [Marketing] ASLO vs. Activities Portal

2009-04-04 Thread Sean DALY
hmmm I like Activity Library too... Activities Library even better... but let's think twice before we drop Sugar from it. sugar+activities is already well-referenced, but I would like to see result Nr.1 be the aslo section page. Our strategy is star marketing on the Activities (this why we

[IAEP] Fwd: [Educators] London International Conference on Education (LICE-2009): Call for Papers

2009-04-06 Thread Sean DALY
-- Forwarded message -- From: g.akmay...@liceducation.org Date: Mon, Apr 6, 2009 at 4:29 AM Subject: [Educators] London International Conference on Education (LICE-2009): Call for Papers To: educat...@lists.laptop.org Kindly email this call for papers to your colleagues, faculty

Re: [IAEP] meetup in Europe

2009-04-06 Thread Sean DALY
Actually I was communicating with Lionel Laské of the OLPC France association, at their April 1st meeting they decided to rename their ContentCamp to SugarCamp and they have obtained funding for a meeting room in Paris on May 16th. I was wondering, if the plans aren't finalized, could we consider

Re: [IAEP] meetup in Europe

2009-04-07 Thread Sean DALY
There is another advantage to Paris: I have contacts there and could organize media coverage. This would fit in nicely with the 4-6 week interval news rhythm with the goal of building our public awareness: * March 16th: 0.84 launch * April 10th: SoaS beta at FOSSVT * May 16th: SugarCamp Europe *

[IAEP] Fwd: [Grassroots-l] Secure cabinet for XO's

2009-04-08 Thread Sean DALY
-- Forwarded message -- From: Daniel Bennett dant...@gmail.com Date: Wed, Apr 8, 2009 at 11:48 AM Subject: [Grassroots-l] Secure cabinet for XO's To: support-g...@lists.laptop.org, grassro...@lists.laptop.org Hi all, I have a quick request that I'm hoping someone can help me

[IAEP] London International Conference on Education (LICE-2009) call for papers

2009-04-08 Thread Sean DALY
http://www.liceducation.org Notification and Preliminary Call for Papers The London International Conference on Education (LICE) will be held from 9-12 of November, 2009 in London, UK. The LICE is an international refereed conference dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices in

Re: [IAEP] [SoaS] Beta Image and Boot Helper - please TEST!

2009-04-09 Thread Sean DALY
fabulous work! I'd love to create a label but i'm really underwater right now :-( Sean On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 2:22 PM, Sebastian Dziallas sebast...@when.com wrote: Hi all, I think we might have some news you could be interested in: The SoaS Beta image has been composed and uploaded, so

Re: [IAEP] Prep for FOSS VT

2009-04-09 Thread Sean DALY
Caroline - can you tell me how you are burning SoaS on your Mac? thanks Sean On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 2:48 AM, Caroline Meeks carol...@solutiongrove.com wrote: We have a beta release and I have a way to burn multiple USBs on my mac. When it boots it works pretty well!  It even connects to a

Re: [IAEP] Prep for FOSS VT

2009-04-09 Thread Sean DALY
test will be tomorrow. On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 8:57 AM, Sean DALY sdaly...@gmail.com wrote: Caroline - can you tell me how you are burning SoaS on your Mac? thanks Sean On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 2:48 AM, Caroline Meeks carol...@solutiongrove.com wrote: We have a beta release and I have

Re: [IAEP] May MiniCamp

2009-04-09 Thread Sean DALY
+1 in particular because the May 16th event will provide an excellent opportunity for press coverage! where we can show Sugar running on its original native platform... and a bunch of other ones besides :-) Sean On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 5:59 PM, Tomeu Vizoso to...@sugarlabs.org wrote: 2009/4/9

Re: [IAEP] [Marketing] Sugar Labs USB Sticks have arrived!

2009-04-14 Thread Sean DALY
: These look terrific, Mike, and it's the first time I'm seeing the USB sticks--they turned out nicely! Christian On Sat, Apr 11, 2009 at 2:00 PM, Sean DALY sdaly...@gmail.com wrote: Wow thanks Mike for these great photos! SoaS as low hanging fruit :D I really like the shots of the sticks

Re: [IAEP] Help Wanted: Keeper of the Hardware List

2009-04-16 Thread Sean DALY
In my opinion, the simpler the feedback, the wider the cross-section of users will be from a technically-adept point of view. By that I mean we will garner feedback (valuable I think) from non computer whizzes. I'm more worried about them. Simplicity of use is I think vital to SoaS success. I

[IAEP] Fwd: [Sugar-devel] SugarCamp 16 may in Paris

2009-04-17 Thread Sean DALY
-- Forwarded message -- From: LASKE, Lionel (C2S) lla...@c2s.fr Date: Fri, Apr 17, 2009 at 9:34 PM Subject: [Sugar-devel] SugarCamp 16 may in Paris To: sugar-de...@lists.sugarlabs.org sugar-de...@lists.sugarlabs.org, grassro...@lists.laptop.org grassro...@lists.laptop.org,

[IAEP] April 22 SoaS Beta-1 press release submitted - translators needed!

2009-04-18 Thread Sean DALY
I submitted the press release yesterday before the deadline! I selected the following target categories: * Education * Children Youth * High Tech - Software * High Tech - Public Sector/Government Concerning the category Nonprofit Industry, I agreed with Caroline's argument that journalists

Re: [IAEP] More about SoaS on a MacBook

2009-04-23 Thread Sean DALY
I have a dozen PPC Macs, they are workhorses which function for years on end (currently running Tiger v10.4), any info concerning how to run Sugar on them will be appreciated thanks Sean On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 7:00 PM, Carol Farlow Lerche c...@msbit.com wrote: Eben, welcome to the world of

Re: [IAEP] Advanced search on ASLO

2009-04-25 Thread Sean DALY
We also have an issue with three search engines local to their sections on the Sugar Labs site. So search for activities is good, it clearly indicates that search is local to the section. thanks Sean On Sat, Apr 25, 2009 at 5:23 AM, Gary C Martin g...@garycmartin.com wrote: On 25 Apr 2009, at

[IAEP] BBC developer community opens learning software site: Open Lab

2009-04-25 Thread Sean DALY
http://backstage.bbc.co.uk/openlab/ ___ IAEP -- It's An Education Project (not a laptop project!) IAEP@lists.sugarlabs.org http://lists.sugarlabs.org/listinfo/iaep

Re: [IAEP] Some ars technica soas coverage

2009-04-25 Thread Sean DALY
Yes, I'm pleased with Ryan Paul's coverage, I think it's great that he included screenshots. In fact there have been a number of articles and blog posts, I've posted the main ones to the marketing list :-) Sean On Sat, Apr 25, 2009 at 10:04 PM, Gary C Martin g...@garycmartin.com wrote: Just

Re: [IAEP] Fwd: [Sur] SoaS Santiago de Chile, en Flisol 2009.

2009-04-27 Thread Sean DALY
Fabulous! On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 9:17 AM, Tomeu Vizoso to...@sugarlabs.org wrote: Pato Acevedo reports in olpc-sur: I'm reporting that under the FLISOL 2009 in Santiago, Chile last Saturday on April 25, the community Educalibre presented a booth showing SOAS. The response was quite

[IAEP] SoaS on CNet download

2009-04-28 Thread Sean DALY
http://download.cnet.com/Sugar-on-a-Stick/3000-18513_4-10913733.html ___ IAEP -- It's An Education Project (not a laptop project!) IAEP@lists.sugarlabs.org http://lists.sugarlabs.org/listinfo/iaep

Re: [IAEP] [Marketing] Fwd: [Sur] sugarlabs.org: sugerencia

2009-04-30 Thread Sean DALY
Again, we need at least basically consistent navigation. Christian told me earlier this week he would probably have time to work on that this weekend. We could advance more rapidly if no one is suprised when Christian adapts my April 3rd suggestion:

Re: [IAEP] [Marketing] Fwd: [Sur] sugarlabs.org: sugerencia

2009-04-30 Thread Sean DALY
could go to single-window tomorrow if every site section had a link to the homepage, which they do not :-( Sean On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 11:25 PM, Martin Dengler mar...@martindengler.com wrote: On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 08:14:06PM +0200, Sean DALY wrote: Again, we need at least basically consistent

[IAEP] Fwd: NYSCATE - Nov 2009 in Rochester NY

2009-05-05 Thread Sean DALY
cross-posting to Marketing -- Forwarded message -- From: Karlie Robinson karlie_robin...@webpath.net Date: Tue, May 5, 2009 at 6:38 PM Subject: [IAEP] NYSCATE - Nov 2009 in Rochester NY To: iaep@lists.sugarlabs.org Good afternoon everyone. Charles Profitt has me thinking a lot

Re: [IAEP] lesson plans in French

2009-05-05 Thread Sean DALY
It may have been me, I got it from Samy at OLPC France and have linked to it several times Let's talk with them next week about how to translate this! I speak French fluently (I'm half French) but I've hesitated to take that on, very full plate thanks Sean On Wed, May 6, 2009 at 1:45 AM,

Re: [IAEP] 1500 XOLiveCD in German schools

2009-05-09 Thread Sean DALY
A pity we weren't in that loop we could have arranged a sidebar about SoaS for example Does anyone know how we can get a copy of that magazine? Thanks Sean On Sat, May 9, 2009 at 3:12 PM, Caroline Meeks solutiongr...@gmail.com wrote: On Sat, May 9, 2009 at 5:36 AM, Bert Freudenberg

Re: [IAEP] Sugar Digest 2009-05-11

2009-05-11 Thread Sean DALY
Hi Kathy, we set up feedb...@sugarlabs.org ( see http://www.sugarlabs.org/index.php?template=pressarticle=20090422language=english#20090422 ) if the bug filing system or IRC are too daunting :-) Sean On Mon, May 11, 2009 at 7:22 PM, Kathy Pusztavari ka...@kathyandcalvin.com wrote: Walter, how

[IAEP] Fwd: [Grassroots-l] [Olpc-france] How to sugarize Learning Now / Apprendre maintenant?

2009-05-13 Thread Sean DALY
(crossposting to IAEP) -- Forwarded message -- From: s.bouta...@free.fr Date: Fri, May 8, 2009 at 7:11 AM Subject: [Grassroots-l] [Olpc-france] How to sugarize Learning Now / Apprendre maintenant? To: grassro...@lists.laptop.org Read on the OLPC France list:

Re: [IAEP] How Can We Showcase Turtle Art Portfolio

2009-05-13 Thread Sean DALY
I'll be sure to have my camcorder ready... and my understanding is that Saturday's presentations will be streamed live On Wed, May 13, 2009 at 12:23 AM, John Tierney jtis4...@hotmail.com wrote: Hello All, Would like commentary from the community on how we can try and showcase the abilities

Re: [IAEP] I have booked a space for Sunday May 16th Sugar Labs meeting

2009-05-13 Thread Sean DALY
By the way, hours will be from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM Sean On Tue, May 12, 2009 at 6:53 PM, Sean DALY sdaly...@gmail.com wrote: La Ruche 84 quai de Jemmapes 75010 Paris Tél.:+33 (0)1 48 03 92 00 http://www.la-ruche.net La Ruche (The Beehive) describes itself as a living laboratory. It's

Re: [IAEP] Voting for sugar!

2009-05-18 Thread Sean DALY
just don't forget... the URL is http://www.sugarlabs.org ;-) Sean On Mon, May 18, 2009 at 1:37 PM, Marten Vijn i...@martenvijn.nl wrote: Let the world know we are alive. please: 1. forward 2. And add to your personal webpage a

Re: [IAEP] [Marketing] Sugar is One =

2009-05-19 Thread Sean DALY
Posts like this are very helpful, thanks Marten What makes them helpful are the links: to the beta-1, to www.sugarlabs.org, the mailto feedb...@sugarlabs.org. thanks Sean On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 11:33 AM, Marten Vijn i...@martenvijn.nl wrote: Call for feedback

Re: [IAEP] [Marketing] personal marketing (bottum up approach)

2009-05-20 Thread Sean DALY
here's a list of VLC mirrors: Twente University (Netherlands) IRCAM (France) Université de Strasbourg (France) c...@ns, ENS Cachan (France) Providence University (Taiwan) Brno University of Technology (Czech Republic) Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná (Brazil) University of Wisconsin -

Re: [IAEP] [Sugar-devel] soas live cd on MacBook? How?

2009-05-20 Thread Sean DALY
For completeness, here are the documented Apple OSX keyboard shortcuts, stable over the past six versions (10.0-10.5): http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1343 Potentially useful at boot time: the Option key (looks like a ski slope) to show select bootable volumes Sean On Wed, May 20, 2009 at

Re: [IAEP] [Sugar-devel] soas live cd on MacBook? How?

2009-05-20 Thread Sean DALY
This may be helpful too: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1310 On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 1:03 PM, Sean DALY sdaly...@gmail.com wrote: For completeness, here are the documented Apple OSX keyboard shortcuts, stable over the past six versions (10.0-10.5): http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1343

Re: [IAEP] translating the static site

2009-05-20 Thread Sean DALY
+1 I don't know (yet) how to use Pootle, but if someone can point me to resources I'm willing to learn I can work on the French translation and maybe find some helpers Sean On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 6:34 PM, Tomeu Vizoso to...@sugarlabs.org wrote: Hi, what's the plan regarding this? We have

Re: [IAEP] F.Y.I.: this month's cover story for CACM is OLPC: Vision vs. Reality (cross posted)

2009-05-20 Thread Sean DALY
use the print widget and select pages 66 to 73. On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 5:02 PM, Seth Woodworth s...@isforinsects.com wrote: link to article http://mags.acm.org/communications/200906/?pg=68 On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 10:56 AM, gerry_lowry (alliston ontario canada)

[IAEP] Usage scenarios for Sugar?

2009-05-22 Thread Sean DALY
Hi everyone, we have been contacted by a monthly tech publication in Europe willing to devote several pages to Sugar in their summer issue! More specifically, advising parents how to download run SoaS and do educational stuff with their kids during the summer holidays. Off the top of my head I

Re: [IAEP] soas live cd on MacBook? How?

2009-05-24 Thread Sean DALY
OSX has a CLI bless command which may do what is necessary. I'll try to look into this, I have a recent Mac Mini Sean On Sun, May 24, 2009 at 6:16 PM, Jonas Smedegaard d...@jones.dk wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: RIPEMD160 On Sun, May 24, 2009 at 08:19:53AM -0700, Caryl

Re: [IAEP] soas live cd on MacBook? How?

2009-05-24 Thread Sean DALY
, May 24, 2009 at 7:39 PM, Sean DALY sdaly...@gmail.com wrote: OSX has a CLI bless command which may do what is necessary. I'll try to look into this, I have a recent Mac Mini Sean On Sun, May 24, 2009 at 6:16 PM, Jonas Smedegaard d...@jones.dk wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash

Re: [IAEP] soas live cd on MacBook? How?

2009-05-24 Thread Sean DALY
Part of the problem is that the bootable stick does not appear in the list of bootable volumes on Option keypress at boot time. Nor, for that matter, on the list of boot volumes in the System/Startup Disk section of System Preferences. The advantage of the bless approach is to simplify use

Re: [IAEP] SUGAR DESKTOP on Intel Mac's an alternate solution.

2009-05-24 Thread Sean DALY
The VirtualBox procedure is reliable, I use that and works fine with the new version of VirtualBox I was prompted to install this week. I believe ars technica took their screenshots of Sugar running in VirtualBox on a Mac. Until such a time as we can propose a pancke-button one-click installer

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