Walter leaving and shift to XP.

C. Scott Ananian cscott at
Tue Apr 22 21:09:13 EDT 2008

On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 8:58 PM, Mitch Bradley <wmb at> wrote:
>  The laptops are even more wonderful with a child-friendly UI, loads of fun
>  activities, and a non-proprietary software stack.  But in the steady
>  state, the
>  web is the high-order bit, sufficient to qualify as education in and of
>  itself.

But aren't we forgetting the connectivity aspect?  A laptop with a web
browser and no web to browse doesn't seem to me to be very useful.
The XO's promise for rural areas relies on its deployment strategy,
mesh networking, and low power consumption.

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