[sugar] Re: [oats-sig] OLPC and AT

Stone Mirror (the Great and Terrible) [ 恐ろしき大鏡石 ] stonemirror at shugendo.org
Mon Nov 27 18:32:19 GMT 2006

On 11/24/06 6:08 AM, "Jonathan Chetwynd" <j.chetwynd at btinternet.com> wrote:

> It seems that a touchscreen has been rejected by OLPC, though this
> isn't certain.

I can't speak to the definitive status of touchscreens on OLPC hardware
(although there isn't one on the latest incarnation, or if there is, that's
a surprise to me). I _can_ say that touchscreen technology is both expensive
and fragile, attributes which make it unattractive for a device with OLPC's

David "Lefty" Schlesinger

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