[K12OSN] State of K12LTSP?
nadavkav at gmail.com
Wed Feb 13 16:36:23 UTC 2008
eric: how can i help ?
On 11/02/2008, Mel Wade <mel at melwade.com> wrote:
> This sounds like a good thing for the community. It will mean more rapid
> access to the latest releases as we won't have to wait on final code of the
> next release for work to begin in the K12LSTP.
> My only concern is the "Contingency Plan."
> But with the assistance you are giving it shouldn't be to big of a problem
> for them to handle.
> Thanks for all your work on this...
> On 2/10/08, Eric Harrison <eharrison at mail.mesd.k12.or.us> wrote:
> > Chris Thomas wrote:
> > > With FC 9 Alpha released the other day, I was interested in the new
> > > features that are going to be in FC9. On the Fedora Wiki,
> > > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Releases/9/FeatureList , there is a
> > > list of features planned on being included in FC9. K12LTSP is on that
> > > list, http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/K12Linux . Does that
> > > mean that there will be no more K12LTSP releases and that all K12LTSP
> > > development will be done in Fedora?
> > >
> > > Chris
> > >
> > The concepts and technologies that make K12LTSP special are indeed
> > slowly but surely being integrated into RedHat/Fedora, and many other
> > distributions as well.
> > We have spent the last couple of years working really hard on this.
> > Chris, I see in the K12LTSP list archives that about two years ago you
> > posted a link to this article:
> > http://linux.slashdot.org/linux/05/12/03/1759224.shtml?tid=146&tid=106
> > This article refers to Edubuntu as a "fork" of Ubuntu. I, and others
> > from the LTSP/K12LTSP community, help design Edubuntu. In the free
> > software world, competition is a good thing and it often well worth
> > one's time to invest in one's competitors.
> > At the last ubuntu developers summit I attended in Boston, it was
> > decided that Edubuntu as a stand-alone distribution would be no more. It
> > would be absorbed back into the main Ubuntu code base.
> > Like-wise, K12LTSP has until now been a "fork" of RedHat/Fedora. In the
> > same manner, we have been working on absorbing it back into the main
> > Fedora code base. Each and every release has been less-and-less of a
> > "fork".
> > This is great news!
> > -Eric
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