[sugar] [support-gang] Microsoft

Jim Gettys jg
Thu May 15 20:55:32 EDT 2008

On Thu, 2008-05-15 at 17:56 -0700, david at lang.hm wrote:

> > It's doubtful the free software community would do what Microsoft is
> > demanding: asking the manufacturer to add 5-10% to the cost of the hardware
> > to facilitate their efforts, nor would the free software community charge a
> > $3.00 license fee for the use thereafter.
> I missed where the hardware was being changed and the cost going up to 
> support this. what I read was that the boot firmware was being modified so 
> that it could dual-boot into windows.
> please point me at the additional cost involved.

Huh?  We haven't changed the hardware....



Jim Gettys <jg at laptop.org>
One Laptop Per Child

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