XO Goes XP - True or not?

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XO Goes XP - True or not?

Postby abuser4lif3 » Sat May 17, 2008 6:25 am

I was really surprised when i saw that XO goes XP - That would be great! That way XO can have both Linux and XP and it would be more widely used I think... Finally some smart move from OLPC.

Whats your opinion about this?
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Re: XO Goes XP - True or not?

Postby jimofoz » Wed May 21, 2008 4:59 pm

Yes that does seem to be true. In fact BBC has an image with the XO with XP showing. (http://newsimg.bbc.co.uk/media/images/4 ... op_226.jpg) and in addition there seems to be an XO2 with only a touchscreen will be released as well. (http://newsimg.bbc.co.uk/media/images/4 ... dy-226.jpg)

I find it interesting that including XP adds $3 software and $7 hardware costs thus raising the price 10% (assuming they're still aiming at $100).
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