XO-1.5 HS version announced

Paul Fox pgf at laptop.org
Tue Jun 15 23:23:32 EDT 2010


tiago wrote:
 > >From previous e-mails I know there were some challenges fitting the default
 > layout but I'm still kind of surprised that it's become final.
 > Best of luck with deployments and do give some feedback from deployments if
 > possible. I personally wouldn't look twice at a laptop with a keyboard like
 > that but I'm curious to see the real world feedback.

it's certainly not perfect.  the fact is that in a netbook-sized
keyboard there isn't room to put all of the letters and punctuation
and everything else in their "proper" places.

paul

 > 
 > Best regards,
 > Tiago
 > 
 > On Tue, Jun 15, 2010 at 3:29 PM, Paul Fox <pgf at laptop.org> wrote:
 > 
 > > tiago wrote:
 > >  > Hi,
 > >  >
 > >  > Will you be keeping that arrow key arrangement or is it still a
 > > prototype?
 > >
 > > that's the final arrangement.
 > >
 > > paul
 > >
 > >  >
 > >  > Best regards,
 > >  > Tiago
 > >  >
 > >  >
 > >  > On Tue, Jun 15, 2010 at 7:41 AM, John Watlington <wad at laptop.org>
 > > wrote:
 > >  >
 > >  > >
 > >  > > As usual, by a random news outlet:
 > >  > > http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/10309116.stm
 > >  > >
 > >  > > These laptops are the XO-1.5 motherboard, but with a non-membrane
 > >  > > keyboard.  Thanks to Walter Bender for the layout, visible at:
 > >  > > http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_Spanish_Non-membrane_Keyboard
 > >  > >
 > >  > > The exciting news, for those who have been working with the
 > >  > > traditional XO, is that we've redesigned the lower half to make
 > >  > > the keyboard easy to remove for repair.   We will phase this in
 > >  > > across all XO laptops as tooling allows.
 > >  > >
 > >  > > The color scheme of the HS laptops will be dark/light blue.
 > >  > >
 > >  > > Cheers,
 > >  > > wad
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