"Microsoft stirred up controversy last week when it suggested a
Linux-based laptop for children in developing nations be redesigned
to accommodate Windows. Would that be a good move?
"One Laptop Per Child's XO system currently runs on a Red Hat
Linux OS. The thinking is that open source software allows OLPC to
offer a system for the lowest cost possible. It also prevents 'lock
in' to any one commercial vendor's technology..."
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