The XOs sent to El Salvador are still stuck in customs, and Douglas is at wits end as to what to do about it. Paco, Douglas and I have been meeting daily to find our way out of the mess. My only contribution has been to suggest a "Plan B": have UPS return the laptops and then have them shipped to Arlington, Virginia. They are small and light enough that we could then send them to our project in Chalate little by little with friends and family members as they travel back and forth to El Salvador. I'll check in with Douglas and Paco today and see if I should contact Adam Holt to propose this to him.
On a more encouraging note, I'm moving ahead with plans to setup the web infrastructure for Sugar Labs, DC. Our three biggest needs are wiki space, a mailing list, and a code repository. The last item should have feature and bug tracking facilities along with it. I asked Luke what he thought we should do, and he suggested the following: