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Sugar Labs Joins the GNOME Foundation

Dec 30, 2008, 07:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kristin Shoemaker)

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"Sugar is based on the GNOME platform, using tools and libraries such as GTK+ and Telepathy (in the same vein that Xfce uses some GNOME libraries). Sugar is geared toward children, with a focus on delivering an interface that allows unique interaction, as well as educational applications. And while Sugar features modified applications such as browsers, chat, games and basic editing tools with children in mind, it stands out from some other "education" software compilations through programs like Pippy, an application designed to teach children the basics of programming with Python."

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