XO-2 software plans
C. Scott Ananian
cscott at laptop.org
Thu May 22 18:31:04 EDT 2008
On 5/22/08, John Gilmore <gnu at toad.com> wrote:
> > What are the software plans for the second-generation XO?
> First they need to build one out of something other than modeling clay
> and Photoshop.
> current touchpad can do "tap to click" (ticket #959). But developers
> and users of devices built between now and then will write most of the
> software needed. The free software ecosystem will save the day again.
It's certainly true that we can't do it alone. It's also true that we
couldn't even consider doing XO-2 if it weren't for the fantastic work
already done on multitouch and multi-pointer X. I'm excited that
Sugar is being packaged for other linux distros now, and I hope OLPC's
software will gradually seem less and less unusual. We will continue
to try new things, and I hope the free software community helps us
push the envelope.
( http://cscott.net/ )
More information about the Devel