Can We Rescue OLPC from Windows?

“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…”