[OLPC.ch] We are loosing another year...
devm at nepalwireless.net
Mon Jun 8 11:08:27 EDT 2009
Huh? Its kinda weird that my last mail seems broken up into two parts
with some lines missing.. (in the Archive) Can the list admin pls have
On 6/8/09, Dev Mohanty <devm at nepalwireless.net> wrote:
> Forgive my ignorance on the current state of affairs in Switzerland w/
> regards to XOs. I have been trying to catch up with the previous posts
> in the archive, but then unfortunately most of it is Greek to me (Can
> only read/write English and French)
> From the trailing mail I get to understand students in schools here,
> are not privy to XOs yet. While, a lot of other countries have rather
> had their share of small/ big deployments and pilots already. The G1G1
> program the first year had created huge backlog of pending shipments
> which took several months to clear, while the second time around OLPC
> was much better prepared with Amazom dealing with global
> sales/shipping. And over the last few months there have been huge
> orders from African and South American countries, some of which I
> believe are yet to be dispersed.
> Besides, is there an ongoing official / govt supported pilot in the
> country? Is there one planned for the near future? But I guess one
> positive way to look at it is that, it might be worth the wait after
> all.. and order the next Gen XO, which should shortly be available.
> The specs and features are much better and at half the price then the
> current one, with 4GB NandFlash and 1MB mem if the reports are to be
> You might want to check:
> Guess I'd love to hear about any deployment (planned/ ongoing) in the
> country and see how I could contribute while am there.
> Dev Mohanty
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