Can We Rescue OLPC from Windows?
May 01, 2008, 00:00 (1 Talkback[s])
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"I read Negroponte's statement presenting the OLPC XO as a
platform for Windows in the most ironic circumstances possible:
during a week of preparing, under a deadline, to migrate personally
to an XO.
"I made this decision for one specific reason: freedom. The IBM
T23s that I have used for many years are adequate in practice, and
the system and applications running on them are entirely free
software, but the BIOS is not. I want to use a laptop with a free
software BIOS, and the XO is the only one..."