[ubuntu-us-ma] an opportunity in Maine

Martin Owens doctormo at gmail.com
Fri Jun 26 16:38:02 BST 2009

Hey Walter,

Have you posted this to the Ubuntu motu or Ubuntu Developers Mailing
Lists? These are the folks with the right skills to repackage a newer
version of Sugar.

Although I'll leave it open, we do have a few packers on this list too.

Regards, Martin

On Fri, 2009-06-26 at 08:23 -0400, Walter Bender wrote:
> I have been quite on the list for a while, busy getting some programs
> in place. I have two pilot programs at Boston Public Schools this
> summer--if any one interested in getting involved, please get in
> touch.
> But the real opportunity is that there is a movement afoot in Maine to
> get netbooks into the hands of elementary-school children as part of
> the refresh of the Maine 1-to-1 laptop initiative. They are hoping to
> use Ubuntu and Sugar. But the Ubuntu packaging of Sugar is woefully
> out of date. Is there anyone on the list who would be willing to work
> with them on this?
> This could be a great opportunity to reach a lot of kids.
> -walter

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