__/ [ rapskat ] on Wednesday 24 May 2006 00:47 \__
> On Tue, 23 May 2006 23:36:26 +0100, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> Neat! Fedora on board...
> I wonder what was the pivotal aspect that made them choose Fedora over a
> lighter distro?
No idea, but they intended to go for KDE in some places around Africa.
*tongue drops to floor*
The MIT folks contacted Red Hat early on, I believe. I am surprised that they
didn't pick the freer and scalable Ubuntu.
> Also I wonder if that is final or did they just need something quick and
> easy to throw onto the prototype?
I think they are looking for "something leaner", as they once said. The
laptop itself is in its prototyping phase. I believe these are
built/manufactured/tested in Korea.
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