Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 24th Apr 2008 07:50 UTC, submitted by happykid
Hardware, Embedded Systems The road to the One Laptop Per Child has been riddled with humps and bumps, such as hardware issues, the failure of the 'G1G1' scheme, and the inability to reach the USD 100 price mark, culminating in the resignation of the project's president yesterday. Now, Negroponte, the project's founder and chairman, has stated something that might alienate the project's strongest supporters even further: the OLPC might evolve into using Windows XP only.
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Since the very moment that MS was interested in the OLPC MS has been pushed to put the project under their control and now the the can cry victory. The minds of children with small resources will be not contaminated of the FOSS germ. The status quo has been preserved.

Edit: A typo error

Edited 2008-04-24 13:28 UTC

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