[Foundation-l] One Wikipedia Per Person (regarding the distribution of and the ability to read Wikipedia)

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Tue Jun 2 22:17:52 UTC 2009

2009/6/2 George Herbert <george.herbert at gmail.com>:

> OLPC will last far longer out in the field than alternate platforms,
> and uses less power.
> Durability matters...

This is true. Netbooks tend to the "cheap and cheerful" end of the
spectrum, and I can hardly think of a popular model that's been out
more than six months without common hardware problems cropping up -
e.g. the left mouse button on Eee 701 and 901, the yellow tinge at the
right of the screen on the MSI Wind ...

- d.

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