[sugar] [support-gang] Microsoft

Jim Gettys jg
Thu May 15 21:01:51 EDT 2008

Ah, Windows needs more than 1GB to be useful; so to run Windows you need
to pay extra for a SD card big enough to hold it.

Doesn't add any cost for Linux, which fits nicely on the internal 1GB
                          - Jim

On Fri, 2008-05-16 at 02:57 +0200, Simon Schampijer wrote:
> from: 
> http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/16/technology/16laptop.html?_r=2&oref=slogin&oref=slogin
> "Windows will add a bit to the price of the machines, about $3, the
> licensing 
> fee Microsoft charges to some developing nations under a program
> called 
> Unlimited Potential. For those nations that want dual-boot models,
> running both 
> Windows and Linux, the extra hardware required will add another $7 or
> so to the 
> cost of the machines, Mr. Negroponte said."
> Simon
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Jim Gettys <jg at laptop.org>
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