[IAEP] [Marketing] OLPC rules out Windows for XO-3

Walter Bender walter.bender at gmail.com
Thu Jun 3 12:38:27 EDT 2010

On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 11:43 AM, Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at sugarlabs.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 15:16, Peter Robinson <pbrobinson at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 1:32 PM, Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at sugarlabs.org> wrote:
>>> On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 17:52, John Tierney <jtis4stx at hotmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Thought this article would be of interest to the community.
>>>> OLPC Rules out Windows for XO-3
>>>> http://www.networkworld.com/news/2010/052710-olpc-rules-out-windows-for.html
>>> Ed's mentions of Sugar, Sugar Labs and the Sugar community are very
>>> nice. And he's right about the importance of Sugar growing support for
>>> touch-based interfaces. Anybody has thought about it?
>> How much support for it do we get by default though gtk/pygtk/xorg
>> support from upstream? I presume we might have to do some changes to
>> make advanced use of it in sugar core, and possibly but surely we get
>> quite a reasonable amount by virtue of support in upstream.
> From http://live.gnome.org/GTK%2B/MPX seems like most of Sugar should
> keep working, but there will be the need to implement some gestures to
> keep usability in some areas and to better take advantage of the
> hardware.
> Would be nice to install F14/Rawhide on a device with multitouch and
> try it out with latest unstable gtk+, which contains the xi2 work:
> https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=596725
> Regards,
> Tomeu
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CJB mentioned he already has Fedora running!! Gary has been doing some
good thinking about extensions for touch.


Walter Bender
Sugar Labs

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