Why not Xfce? (was: Re: The XO-1.5 software plan.)

K. K. Subramaniam subbukk at gmail.com
Sun May 17 09:43:02 EDT 2009

On Saturday 16 May 2009 10:48:18 pm Mitch Bradley wrote:
> The reason why people haven't seen a public discussion about the
> F11/Gnome thing is because the decision was made internally within OLPC
> (the hardware organization - not Sugar Labs).  OLPC has to ship
> something on the hardware that we deliver to our volume customers.  By
> far our largest volume comes from the large scale deployments in some
> South American countries, so those customers influence us far more than
> anybody else, and especially more than the diffuse "community
Thanks for the clarification. The choice for pre-load for S-A market makes good 
sense. I suppose once we get enough machines out and the form factor spreads 
to more countries, more options will emerge.


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