[LinuxBIOS] olpc hardware openness
rogelio.serrano at gmail.com
Sun May 13 07:28:39 CEST 2007
On 5/13/07, ron minnich <rminnich at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5/12/07, Rogelio Serrano <rogelio.serrano at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > cool! Now how do we get our hands on one?
> > Can somebody actually fabricate similar? Just a motherboard with dumb
> > a video framebuffer.
> Well, rather than focus on OLPC, it might make more sense to focus on
> low-cost LX platforms. OLPC is designed very specifically for kids,
Where do i get more info on this?
> and I (for one) find the keyboard very hard to use. It's a fantastic
> platform, just not for me.
I want a different keyboard layout myself. I prefer dvorak in a
straight grid with no capslock and extra keys with fixed specific
commands. Maybe i could try this first as an exercise in pcb layout.
> But I agree with your goals here: we need to move away from PC
> platforms, if only to escape all the DRM that is being hardwire into
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