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

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Thu Jun 3 12:48:01 EDT 2010

On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 18:38, Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

Running on what? ;)


> -walter
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