Walter leaving and shift to XP.

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at
Tue Apr 22 21:41:18 EDT 2008

On 23.04.2008 03:09, C. Scott Ananian wrote:
> 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.

In theory, mesh networking is a feature of the wireless firmware and
should work fine regardless of operating system choice.


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