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1. Project Title & Shipment Detail

Name of Project: Polish of Sugar on the XO 1.5
Shipping Address You've Verified:

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Number of Laptops (or other hardware) You Request to Borrow: 1 XO 1.5
Loan Length—How Many Months: 12 months


2. Team Participants

Name(s) & Contact Info: (include all email addresses & phone numbers) <snip>
Employer and/or School: Unemployed
Past Experience/Qualifications: Sugar developer since 2006


3. Objectives

Project Objectives: Polish Sugar on the XO 1.5, with special regard to performance.


4. Plan of Action

Plan and Procedure for Achieving the Stated Objectives: Plan to use Sugar regularly on the XO 1.5 and make sure the experience is optimal. Will also assist OLPC engineers and SLs volunteers in improving its demo-ability.


5. Needs

Why is this project needed? Polish is important for first-time impressions
Locally? N/A
In the greater OLPC/Sugar community? Will improve the experience of every day users and will make it easier to create a good impression when demoing the machines with Sugar.
Outside the community? N/A
Why can't this project be done in emulation using non-XO machines? Some polishing is specific to the machine.
Why are you requesting the number of machines you are asking for? No need for more than one, will test collaboration with the other machines that I have available
Will you consider (1) salvaged/rebuilt or (2) damaged XO Laptops? But only fully functional, please


6. Sharing Deliverables

Project URL—where you'll report specific ongoing progress: http://dev.laptop.org/ http://bugs.sugarlabs.org/ http://blog.tomeuvizoso.net/
Please web-publish this entire completed proposal, removing any sections affecting your personal privacy. Ask if you want help!
How will you convey tentative ideas & results back to the OLPC/Sugar community, prior to completion? Will post to the mailing lists and to the bug trackers
How will the final fruits of your labor be distributed to children or community members worldwide? It will be integrated in the releases that Sugar Labs and OLPC produce.
Will your work have any possible application or use outside our community? Not that I can expect
If yes, how will these people be reached? N/A
Have you investigated working with nearby XO Lending Libraries or Project Groups? Yes


7. Quality/Mentoring

Would your Project benefit from Support, Documentation and/or Testing people? Yes
Teachers' input into Usability? Yes
How will you promote your work? Will post in the channels mentioned above
Can we help you with an experienced mentor from the OLPC/Sugar community? (WEB-PUBLISHED) No need for an specific person, will work within the community in the FOSS way


8. Timeline (Start to Finish)

Please include a Proposed timeline for your Project life-cycle: (this can be in the form of Month 1, Month 2, etc rather than specific dates) Will be a continuous process
Include a couple milestones, even if tentative. N/A
Specify how you prefer to communicate your ongoing progress and obstacles! In the mailing lists
[X] I agree to pass on the laptop(s) to a local OLPC group or other interested contributors in case I do not have need for the laptop(s) anymore or in case my project progress stalls.
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