Martin Langhoff martin.langhoff at gmail.com
Fri May 23 00:07:48 EDT 2008

On Fri, May 23, 2008 at 3:59 PM, John Watlington <wad at laptop.org> wrote:
> The loss of a keyboard is mourned.   But so much of the activities
> the young kids that OLPC is targetting do are more manual and direct.

Will be cool if we can take dasher and run with the concept. For some
languages and usage patterns it makes a lot more sense than keyboard

(OTOH, it's extremely awkward for other stuff - like programming! And
I do suspect that dasher is a big battery hog too.)


>> My speculation is that OLPC is not replacing XO-1 hardware with XO-2.
>> Rather, both form factors can co-exist because they serve different
>> enough markets.
> I think that both form factors will co-exist for several years.  2
> will face an
> adoption curve similar that faced by the XO, not a substitution of
> existing
> XO sales on the first day of production.
> I hope that we do a good enough job on 2 that it will eventually shut
> down
> XO sales, but Quanta will continue to build and sell them as long as
> countries or distributors buy them.
>> Is there offical thinking on this?
> Not yet.
> Cheers,
> wad
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