[OLPC-devel] Re: Boot tasks -- the iPAQ way

Jim Gettys jg at laptop.org
Thu Jul 20 11:16:52 EDT 2006


Some history may be useful: Joshua Wise was a significant contributor to
Linux on iPAQ at age 12, before he started high school. (Joshua, your
ears should start burning...).  He taught me to not under-estimate what
kids can do....

Kids have all day, and we don't ;-).  
                               - Jim

On Thu, 2006-07-20 at 09:05 -0600, Ronald G Minnich wrote:
> Jordan Crouse wrote:
> > I'm going to take the opposite position - If the ROM Is hosed in the field,
> it's not for a hosed rom. It's for a hosed usb stick, that partly works, 
> or a hosed NAND flash, or other stuff you might want to do. And recall 
> that many of the uber hackers are going to be kids -- we hope.
> This is supposed to be a hackable platform, not Windows for Dummies :-)
> ron
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Jim Gettys
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