[NBLUG/talk] OLPC to scrap Linux for Windows..

Sameer Verma sverma at sfsu.edu
Wed Apr 23 13:50:07 PDT 2008

Steve Johnson wrote:
> OB Quote:
> "In an attack on pro open saucers, Negroponte slammed "the
> fundamentalism in some of the open-source community" and reckoned that
> by pushing the free, open-sauce software on OLPC XOs, the company was
> scaring people away. "One can be an open-source advocate without being
> an open-source fundamentalist" he snarled."
> Wow...  I really thought the OLPC was real special because of the open
> source OS that it was running.. Now I'm just not sure how I feel about
> these guys.
> Link to article :
> http://www.theinquirer.net/gb/inquirer/news/2008/04/23/olpc-scrap-linux-windows
> Anyone know if this is true?  I do not know much about the web site I
> read this on.
> -Steve

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Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Information Systems
San Francisco State University
San Francisco CA 94132 USA

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