[Olpc-indonesia] OLPC: SG Books, NU / Muhammadiyah / Christian

Yamandu Ploskonka yamaplos at bolinux.org
Wed May 14 13:23:00 EDT 2008

Yama Ploskonka wrote:
> I am very appreciative of your message.  I will follow up on what you 
> mention
> Could you give us a link to Dr. Sehat Sutardja's work?
> Yama
> big one wrote:
>> Hello Yama Ploskonka,
>> You can buy "Primary Math" or other school text books at sgbox.com or 
>> other giant bookshops in Singapore such as Times, Kinokuya etc.
>> http://www.sgbox.com
>> Perhaps in Surabaya you can show XO to NU / Muhamaddiyah schools, 
>> Christian schools. etc.
>> The XO laptops can be used as text book replacement, because 
>> Indonesian government had bought copyright to 50 text books for 10 
>> years. The text books can be put inside XO laptops without paying 
>> royalty.
>> One of the moslem education organization plan to create mesh broadband 
>> wireless network in Indonesia using mosque minaret. It will be great 
>> if XO laptops can be used as the terminal.
>> Christian schools at remote places in Indonesia often don't get enough 
>> updated book, because shipment cost. IMO XO laptops can be used for 
>> transmitting new books to remote areas.
>> I hope the idea will be useful.
>> See also my idea about Dr Sehat Sutardja's US$ 100 "made in Indonesia" 
>> laptop.
>> Thank you.

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