[OLPC New Zealand] OLPC XO-3 on slashdot front page right now
bert at freudenbergs.de
Mon Jan 9 07:46:49 EST 2012
On 09.01.2012, at 13:38, Walter Bender wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 9, 2012 at 6:11 AM, Tom Parker <tom at carrott.org> wrote:
>> On Sun, 2012-01-08 at 08:56 -0500, Walter Bender wrote:
>>> I agree with your "pragmatic argument", but... I am almost certain
>>> that what is being demoed on the XO-3.0 at CES is in fact Sugar
>>> running on Fedora.
>> It looks to be all Sugar so far:
>> Does the XO-3 have multitouch? Not knowing anything about where gnome
>> and sugar are going with tablet support, the first thing I think of is
>> the macbook touchpad gestures. Could they translate onto a tablet? That
>> could preserve the pointer-click-drag-scroll paradigm?
> Hadn't seen the 2nd video yet. Alas Ed is showing some older versions
> of some of the activities (I'd made some changes to Turtle Art for
> example so that the toolbars fit on the smaller display and you can
> change numeric values w/o a keyboard. Still no complaints about seeing
How is Ed bringing up the Sugar frame? There appears to be no physical button at all (except for power).
Anyway, kudos to the engineers and designers! Love the 4:3 screen :) Not to mention 2 Watts and rear-camera and multiple charging options etc. ... now it's just ASMOP to make it awesome ;) Looks like I need to revisit the Etoys tablet port ...
- Bert -
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