$100 laptop

Luciano Montanaro mikelima at cirulla.net
Wed Apr 5 10:45:07 BST 2006

On Wednesday 05 April 2006 11:04, Ismail Donmez wrote:
> Çarşamba 5 Nisan 2006 11:59 tarihinde, Ivor Hewitt şunları yazmıştı:
> > Hmm, I see in the comments about Negroponte's $100 laptop here, that MS
> > has been shipped development boards to try and get Windows CE working
> > on these machines:
> >
> > http://news.com.com/2102-7346_3-6057456.html?tag=st.util.print
> >
> > Does anyone think it's worthwhile for us to make contact with The One
> > Laptop Per Child organization so we can try and see if its possible to
> > optimise an install of KDE for one of these things?
> >
> > Perhaps Trolltech would be interested in starting such an initiative?
> Afaik Redhat already said they would develop a special Linux for those
> machines?

Erm, yes. The point is, do we want Gnome to be inflicted on the poor 
children? ;)

Joking aside, optimizing a KDE version for "small machines" would have 
interesting fallbacks on KDE as a whole.  

At the least, it would extend the useful life of current systems.   


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