[Its.an.education.project] Inviting Intel, ASUS, others
seth at isforinsects.com
Wed May 7 00:10:45 CEST 2008
With sugar packages existing in all of the latest ubuntu repo's any of these
OLPC-clones that have ubuntu or debian running on them should be able to
have Sugar running in fairly short order. Ubutnu even lets you boot into
sugar as your only WM now.
On Sun, May 4, 2008 at 2:48 AM, Bernie Innocenti <bernie at codewiz.org> wrote:
> Is there a reason why a truly independent Sugar effort would not want
> to work with other education and low-cost laptop makers?
> I was thinking that maybe we should invite them on this list, because
> they are likely to be interested in Sugar too.
> The XO-1 is a really nice machine with a few unique features of its own
> and a slight cost advantage over its competitors. But soon or later the
> situation might change. A truly open and competitive hardware market is
> a prerequisite to drive the price down quickly.
> Several list subscribers seem interested in working with other
> manufacturers; Some already started experimenting: Aaron Kaplan of
> OLPC Austria recently hacked Wolfgang Rohrmoser's OLPC LiveCD and got
> it to work with the Classmate:
> Next week my EEE PC should arrive and I'm looking forward to start playing
> with it.
> Does anybody have good internal contacts within these companies?
> If you do, please tell them what we're up to and invite them here.
> _| o | Bernie Innocenti - http://www.codewiz.org/
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