Windows on the XO (was: Re: Devel Digest, Vol 41, Issue 41)
quozl at laptop.org
Tue Jul 28 08:38:13 EDT 2009
On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 02:21:22PM +0200, Sascha Silbe wrote:
> But it doesn't really matter much as Charles Kane makes it clear in
> todays interview 
It was last week, actually.
> ... that OLPC is now actually selling XOs with Windows on them:
> After the success and the impact we have had [Bill Gates] would take
> it very seriously now and we have an agreement with Microsoft so we
> are selling Windows XP as part of our dual-boot offering with the
Sure, fine, but who is buying? I know of no deployments that have
chosen this configuration. Perhaps you misunderstand what "selling"
means. It doesn't mean a sale has completed. That would be "sold".
I'm taking this to mean it is orderable.
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