Wired: Microsoft: Stripped-Down Version of Windows XP for OLPC
Due in 2008
"New details surfaced Wednesday about Microsoft's plans to get
Windows XP running on the OLPC.
"Microsoft has been openly eyeing the OLPC project's XO
Children's Machine for a year now, eager to see some version of
Windows running on the tiny laptops. The design of the laptop,
however, presents significant roadblocks for Microsoft--the memory
and processor capabilities of the machines were chosen with the
much lighter Linux-based Sugar OS in mind. Windows is just too
"Are you one of the fools people who
like the Windows operating system on your current computer? And are
you be hoping for a Windows XP experience on One Laptop Per Child's
revolution in computing, the XO laptop?
"I am happy to disappoint you with news from both OLPC and