Bitfrost and dual-boot

Arne Babenhauserheide arne_bab at
Thu May 29 20:05:52 EDT 2008

Am Freitag 30 Mai 2008 01:44:29 schrieb Edward Cherlin:

> > I don't often write here, but at the moment I don't see why BitFrost
> > should be used in the first case (except, because we _can_).
> Because of governments that will not buy unprotected laptops for
> schoolchildren.

But they buy them with Windows... ;) 

Still, that is a reason I understand. 

> And if the government installs Windows on your XO, whose problem is it
> then? If it was just people, we wouldn't be having this argument.

That depends on whether the government and schools can lock children in 

> > Or did I miss Windows getting preinstalled on every XO or something
> > similarly absurd?
> Yes, you did. Egypt in particular demanded dual-boot XOs for all of
> its students.

Ouch, that's really painful. 

Seems I did miss quite much, when I didn't have time to read my mails... 

Many thanks for getting me up to date, 
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