Some REAl general thoughts on the KDE-EDU world

Wolfgang Romey hier at
Sat Apr 5 20:24:03 UTC 2014

Am Montag, 31. März 2014, 23:13:24 schrieb Kevin Krammer:
> I agree that the base systems become more closed but most of the mobile
> platforms have also started to move away from closing down the application
> level too much.

Is it realy the most platforms? Are Samsung and Apple doing it? Have I 
misunderstood what you have written.
> But yes, the overall situation is not as nice as it could be.
Yes! I would be glad to understand the reasons.

> I have no information on the Vivalid tablet, my understanding is that it is
> moving slowly due to complications with the hardware.
As far as I know, the technical problems are solved and the concept is realy 
The problerms are financial and maybe organizational.

> The improv is a really cool idea, but the crowd funding attempt was poorly
> executed.
> It happend on a totally unknow web site, meaning it doesn't reach the same
> number of people as Kickstarter or Indigogo do.
> It ignored one of the base principles of crowd funding: perks.
> Or at least it didn't when the dot article came out.
I wonder too, why there are no real attempts at crowdfunding. But I don't 
judge it, as I know that there is far too much work on not enough sholders.

> Also, if one looks at successful crowd sourcing initatives, an additional
> boost is generated by having low base goals and having interesting extension
> goals.
> Again something that the campaign lacks (or lacked if it has improved since
> the dot article).
Yes. And thank you for your answer.
> Cheers,
> Kevin

Wolfgang Romey

 Anhänge bitte nur in offenen Formaten wie z.B. die OpenDocument-Formate 

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