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On 4/18/07, Greg Dekoenigsberg <gdk@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Wed, 18 Apr 2007, Jim Kronebusch wrote: >> What we're missing now is the complimentary push for a big, ambitious >> vision (that is simultaneously quite practical) that will catch >> people's attention and make them think of free software as something >> other than a low-rent alternative. OLPC's the best chance we're going >> to get for that. It is our big splash. And I think it is the right >> thing, pedagogically and technologically. >> >> --Tom > > Being that this initiative is being developed in the US, I sure wish we > weren't put on the back burner. We sure could use the OLPC program in > our school, but from what I read that won't be a possibility for a few > years. If you can convince one of the states in the union to pony up for the cash to guarantee a million units, I'll bet you could be on the front burner pretty quick. Seriously.
I just wonder if we couldn't get Sugar onto our existing systems before we try to convince our state governments to buy a million laptops (and Quanta to sell us a million laptops?)? It seems like an easier bar to cross. --Tom _______________________________________________ Fedora-education-list mailing list Fedora-education-list@xxxxxxxxxx http://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/fedora-education-list
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