Fedora, meet OLPC. OLPC, meet Fedora.

Konrad Meyer konrad at tylerc.org
Thu Jul 10 08:24:21 UTC 2008

Quoth Alexandre Oliva:
> On Jul  8, 2008, Greg Dekoenigsberg <gdk at redhat.com> wrote:
> > -- the education of the world's children -- with the use of free
> > software as the central component of their software strategy.
> > The first opportunities are for the Fedora packagers. This work can be
> > done right now, today.
> Hey, can I help by keeping their kernel free from non-Free Software?
> As in, any reason why they wouldn't want to use linux-libre-based
> kernel packages?  AFAIK they don't even need any of the firmwares that
> ship with Linus' Linux-non-libre.
> I'd be quite happy to do that.  In fact, it's something that has been
> in my to-do list for a while.  I installed the OLPC userland with
> linux-libre for my 4-year-old daughter on her (non-X0) notebook, about
> half a year ago, ninitially using Fedora non-Free kernels, more
> recently with freed-ora linux-libre builds, and she has a lot of fun
> (and learning :-) with it.
> -- 
> Alexandre Oliva         http://www.lsd.ic.unicamp.br/~oliva/
> Free Software Evangelist  oliva@{lsd.ic.unicamp.br, gnu.org}
> FSFLA Board Member       ¡Sé Libre! => http://www.fsfla.org/
> Red Hat Compiler Engineer   aoliva@{redhat.com, gcc.gnu.org}

Please stop, the horse hasn't even begun to recover yet.

Conrad Meyer <konrad at tylerc.org>
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