Report: OLPC May Eventually Switch from Linux to Windows XP
Apr 23, 2008, 12:45 (22 Talkback[s])
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"One day after the resignation of the One Laptop Per Child's
president was publicly revealed, the educational project's founder
and chairman says the group's XO laptop may evolve to use only
Windows XP as the operating system, with open-source educational
apps such as its home-built Sugar running on top.
"OLPC's founder Nicholas Negroponte also told the Associated
Press on Tuesday that an insistence upon using only free,
open-source software had hampered the XO's usability and scared
away potential adopters..."