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For the '''XOCamp-2''', originally scheduled for November but now postponed to January, [http://wiki.laptop.org/go/XOcamp_2 see here].
For the '''XOCamp-2''', originally scheduled for November but now postponed to January, [http://wiki.laptop.org/go/XOcamp_2 see here].
== What happened ==
Read Tomeu's writeup of the event, [http://blog.tomeuvizoso.net/2008/11/sugarcamp-nov-08-part-i.html part 1] and [http://blog.tomeuvizoso.net/2008/12/sugarcamp-nov-08-part-ii.html part 2].
== Space-time coordinates ==
== Space-time coordinates ==
* Where: '''Cambridge MA, USA''' (exact location to be confirmed)
=== When ===
* When: '''November 17, 2008 - November 21, 2008'''
== Attendees ==
'''November 17, 2008 - November 22, 2008'''
* C. Scott Ananian (speaker)
=== Where ===
* Michael Stone (speaker)
* Chris Ball (speaker)
* Marco Gritti (Milan, Italy) (speaker)
* Tomeu Vizoso (Prague, Czech Republic) (speaker)
* Martin Langhoff (?) (speaker)
* [[User:Bernie|Bernie Innocenti]] (Florence, Italy) (speaker)
* Walter Bender (at the end of the week) (speaker)
* Mel Chua (speaker)
* Wade Brainerd (Monday at least)
* Caroline Meeks
* David Farning
* Eben Eliason
* Greg de Koenigsberg
* Brian Jordan
* Edward [[User:Mokurai|Mokurai]] Cherlin (Silicon Valley)
* Greg S. Will try to stop by when I can. Waiting to see the agenda to figure out exactly when.
* John Tierney
* Brendan Powers
*[[User:Yamaplos|Yamandú Ploskonka]] (speaker) 15th eve to 20th afternoon
== Proposals ==
:Cambridge Innovation Center
:One Broadway
:Cambridge MA, USA
I'm first going to list all the proposals, then group them, then attempt to schedule them. If you're reading this page now, I think I finished 'listing'.  The first division I'll make is between people who will be present in person, and those who will not be attending; feel free to correct if you know you will/will not attend.
Please sign in at the front desk and use Chris Rowe @ OLE as your contact.
If you have problems you can call the conference phone in the room 617-682-3760
=== Expected to attend ===
* Training room, 5th floor (Mon to Thu)
* [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020385.html Journal, reloaded] (C. Scott Ananian)
* Charles Meeting room, 14th floor (Fri)
* [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020387.html Legacy compatibility] (C. Scott Ananian]
* MIT Media Lab (Sat)
* [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020403.html Security and isolation] (C. Scott Ananian)
* [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020406.html Translation improvements] (C. Scott Ananian)
* [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020409.html "Asynchronous internet"] (C. Scott Ananian)
* [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020414.html Printing support] (C. Scott Ananian)
* [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020530.html Shutdown menu] (Paul Fox)
* [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020543.html Dealing with low memory/OOM] (Deepak Saxena)
* [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020537.html Clarifying zoom] (Eben Eliason)
* [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020552.html Performance] (Erik Garrison)
* [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020692.html Files] (Erik Garrison)
* [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020729.html Uruguay observations] (Michael Stone)
* [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020730.html What's an "Activity"?] (Michael Stone)
* [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020731.html Activities as Building Blocks] (Michael Stone)
* [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020733.html Language learning on the XO] (Chris Ball)
* [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020595.html Desktop compatibility] (Marco Gritti)
* [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020597.html Top Five performance problems] (Marco Gritti)
* [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020598.html Web-based activities] (Marco Gritti)
* [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020566.html View source everywhere] (Tomeu Vizoso)
* [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020416.html Printing] (Martin Langhoff)
* [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020728.html Forgotten tools] (Michael Stone)
* School Server Update (Martin Langhoff)
* [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020447.html Textbooks] (Edward Cherlin)
* Portfolio (Walter Bender)
* [[User:Mchua/proposals#Sugarcamp brainstorm|Brainstorm: Making SugarLabs the easiest project ever to contribute to]] (Mel Chua)
* [[InfrastructureTeam|Sugar Labs Infrastructure]], current status & planning (Bernie Innocenti)
* [[MarketingTeam|The Gospel According to Sugar]].  How do we make the Sugar message ubiquitous? (Greg de Koenigsberg)
* [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/sugar/2008-October/009472.html Report Cards on XO] (Yamandu Ploskonka)
* Interfacing with Wetware: Teacher Training (Yamandú Ploskonka)
=== Possibly attending via telephone ===
== Resources ==
* [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020400.html Legacy compatibility] (Sayamindu Dasgupta)
* [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020415.html i18n and l18n in 9.1 and beyond] (Sayamindu Dasgupta)
* [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020400.html Link local collaboration] (Morgan Collett)
* [http://wiki.laptop.org/go/XOcamp_2#Networking Server based collaboration, removing Presence Service, File Transfer / Journal Object sharing] (Morgan Collett)
=== Not known to be attending ===
=== Important announcements ===
* [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020695.html MouseTrap for Sugar] (Carlos Mauro)
[[Marketing Team/Events/Sugarcamp Boston 2008/Announcements|Announcements]] (watch this page for updates)
* [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020694.html Per-Country Sugar themes] (Carlos Mauro)
* [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020696.html Usability testing] (Carlos Mauro)
* [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020436.html Submitting homework] (Mikus Grinbergs)
* [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020566.html Control Panel improvements] (Mikus Grinbergs)
=== Disputed ===
=== Week schedule ===
[[Marketing Team/Events/Sugarcamp Boston 2008/Schedule|Schedule]] (watch this page for updates)
I think these are not appropriate for Sugarcamp, they are XO specific and would fit much better in January XOCamp. -- Marcopg
=== List of attendees ===
:I think that remaining ignorant of Sugar's most widespread distro is foolish. [[User:CScott|CScott]] 19:40, 13 November 2008 (UTC)
[[Marketing Team/Events/Sugarcamp Boston 2008/Attendees|Attendees]] (please add yourself to the table)
* [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020388.html Improving antitheft] (C. Scott Ananian)
=== Slides for the presentations ===
* [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020389.html Update improvements] (C. Scott Ananian)
[[Marketing Team/Presentations|Presentations]] (presenters, please add '''before''' the talk)
* [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020411.html Fedora integration] (C. Scott Ananian)
* [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020538.html Power] (Chris Ball/Richard Smith)
* [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020545.html Filesystems] (Deepak Saxena)
* [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020762.html Build Tools] (Michael Stone)
== Events ==
=== Minutes for brainstorms ===
[[Marketing Team/Events/Sugarcamp Boston 2008/Minutes]]
* [[Sugarcamp hackathon]] the evening of Monday, November 17. ([[User:Mchua|Mchua]] coordinating)
=== IRC channel ===
irc.freenode.org #sugar
== Donations ==
=== Conference call ===
These were donations made for the original XOcamp; the contributors need to be contacted to see whether they are willing to put the money towards a sugarcamp instead.
:Dial-in number: +1 218-486-2209
:Participant IDs: 3113474
:Host ID (for the meeting room): 9592075
* [[User:CScott]] (cscott at cscott.net) has pledged $1000 for ''sugar developers''
=== Printer ===
* [[User:Mstone|Michael Stone]] (michael at laptop.org) has pledged $1000 for ''speakers''
:balto.cictr.com, HP LaserJet 4250 (JetDirect).
* Christoph ( christoph at olpcnews.com) has pledged $100 for ''anyone''
:Ask [[User:Bernie|Bernie]] for physical access.
* [[User:Ohshima]] (yoshiki at vpri.org) has pledged $50 for ''anyone''
* An anonymous donor has pledged $800.
* [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020435.html Peter Robinson] pledged $50.
* George Mavrothalassitis pledged $50.
* [[User:garycmartin|Gary]] (gary at garycmartin dot com) has paypaled $100 for ''sugar developers''
* [[User:Bernie|Bernie Innocenti]] has paypaled $42.42 as a symbolic gesture to fund ''sugar developers and supporters''
== Housing ==
=== Photos ===
[[Marketing Team/Events/Sugarcamp Boston 2008/Photos]] (Ryan & Yama)
* Bill Bogstad can a twin bed in a basement. One person for the entire time period. Confirmed for Sugarcamp.
=== Feedback ===
* Mel Chua (and Chris Carrick) <s>can take 2 guests</s> (update: both mattresses in our guest room are full, we are housing two guests for Sugarcamp - hurrah!) We do live 15min walking from the airport for those with weird flight times who don't mind air mattresses or the sofa in the living room. (mel at laptop)
* The [http://www.acetarium.com/ Acetarium] and its dépendence reserved royal suites for their valued Italian attendees (bernie and marcopg).
* Tomeu is hosted by Adam and Seth, arriving the 16th at 9.45PM and leaving on the 23rd at 6.05PM.
== Housing Requested ==
[[Marketing Team/Events/Sugarcamp Boston 2008/Feedback]] from the last day - please add your thoughts.
* need an indoor surface to spread a sleeping bag the night of Saturday.  I am arriving Saturday, but accommodations previously arranged begin the evening of Sunday...  Yama Ploskonka
== Talk proposals ==
[[Marketing Team/Events/Sugarcamp Boston 2008/Proposals]]
== Adopt a speaker! ==
== Adopt a speaker! ==
These are out-of-town speakers (and links to their proposals) who could present at Sugarcamp.
''Please feel free to add anyone I've missed; I just compiled this quickly by scanning emails to [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/ devel@] and [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/sugar/ sugar@] with 'Proposal' in the title.  If you're one of the listed developers, please add your location and the approximate cost of airfare, if you can determine it -- or remove yourself if you've made a proposal but aren't actually interested in attending, or can donate your own travel costs.  I tried to roughly sort by number of proposals made (talks to be given).''
; Marco Pesenti Gritti (marcopg).
: Core Sugar developer
: Proposals: [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020595.html Desktop compatibility], [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020597.html Top Five performance problems], [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020598.html Web-based activities]
: From: Milan, Italy.  Cost: booked for US$542.
; Tomeu Vizoso
: Core Sugar developer
: Proposals: [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020566.html View source everywhere], others?
: From: Prague, Czech Republic Cost: booked for US$720
; Sayamindu Dasgupta (unmadindu)
: Sugar developer/Translation lead
: Proposals: [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020400.html Legacy compatibility], [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020415.html i18n and l18n in 9.1 and beyond]
: From: Kolkata, India Cost: $1400
; Carlos Mauro
: Proposals: [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020695.html MouseTrap for Sugar], [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020694.html Per-Country Sugar themes], [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020696.html Usability testing]
: From: ?  Cost: ?
; Martin Langhoff
: School server developer
: Proposals: [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020416.html Printing], School Server Update
: From: ? Cost: ?
; Mikus Grinbergs?
:Want to contribute?
: Proposals: [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020436.html Submitting homework], [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020566.html Control Panel improvements]
:Looking for an accommodation?
:Need travel funding?
; Edward Cherlin
Go to [[Marketing Team/Events/Sugarcamp Boston 2008/Logistics]].
: Proposals: [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-October/020447.html Textbooks]
: From: Cupertino CA Cost: $300

Latest revision as of 19:08, 24 February 2010

Participation is open to all Sugar and OLPC volunteers and employees!

For the XOCamp-2, originally scheduled for November but now postponed to January, see here.

What happened

Read Tomeu's writeup of the event, part 1 and part 2.

Space-time coordinates


November 17, 2008 - November 22, 2008


Cambridge Innovation Center
One Broadway
Cambridge MA, USA

Please sign in at the front desk and use Chris Rowe @ OLE as your contact. If you have problems you can call the conference phone in the room 617-682-3760

  • Training room, 5th floor (Mon to Thu)
  • Charles Meeting room, 14th floor (Fri)
  • MIT Media Lab (Sat)


Important announcements

Announcements (watch this page for updates)

Week schedule

Schedule (watch this page for updates)

List of attendees

Attendees (please add yourself to the table)

Slides for the presentations

Presentations (presenters, please add before the talk)

Minutes for brainstorms

Marketing Team/Events/Sugarcamp Boston 2008/Minutes

IRC channel

irc.freenode.org #sugar

Conference call

Dial-in number: +1 218-486-2209
Participant IDs: 3113474
Host ID (for the meeting room): 9592075


balto.cictr.com, HP LaserJet 4250 (JetDirect).
Ask Bernie for physical access.


Marketing Team/Events/Sugarcamp Boston 2008/Photos (Ryan & Yama)


Marketing Team/Events/Sugarcamp Boston 2008/Feedback from the last day - please add your thoughts.

Talk proposals

Marketing Team/Events/Sugarcamp Boston 2008/Proposals

Adopt a speaker!

Want to contribute?
Looking for an accommodation?
Need travel funding?

Go to Marketing Team/Events/Sugarcamp Boston 2008/Logistics.