[IAEP] Venezuela orders 1 million laptops from Portugal
echerlin at gmail.com
Mon Sep 29 15:55:36 EDT 2008
The person who should know the most about these matters, specifically
what Ministries of Education think (or at least what they say they
think) is Nicholas. I have not found him to be as well-informed as I
hoped, but we must ask him. Also, there is supposed to be a paid
employee at OLPC whose job includes knowing such things. I have no
idea who that would be, however.
On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 12:38 PM, Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at tomeuvizoso.net> wrote:
> Maybe we should ping education ministries as well, these are the ones
> that are being questioned right now by the public opinion about the
> convenience of spending so much money on laptops. They may be
> receptive to putting some more education (for free) on the machines ;)
Even if they aren't, if Sugar works on the machines some schools will try it.
> On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 9:14 PM, Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I've pinged Intel about Sugar on these machines... (and the original
>> Portugal order as well)...
>> On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 3:10 PM, Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at tomeuvizoso.net> wrote:
>>> On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 9:06 PM, Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de> wrote:
>>>> Am 29.09.2008 um 11:51 schrieb Morgan Collett:
>>>>> "The blue-and-white laptops — based on Intel Corp.'s Classmate PC
>>>>> design — are manufactured under license in Portugal and are primarily
>>>>> aimed at schoolchildren in developing countries."
>>>> No word on software - does anyone know more?
>>> I read somewhere that they will ship with a linux flavor developed in portugal:
>>> It's based in Mandriva, maybe we can make sure Sugar is there?
>>> IAEP -- It's An Education Project (not a laptop project!)
>>> IAEP at lists.sugarlabs.org
>> Walter Bender
>> Sugar Labs
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