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____/ Chris Ahlstrom on Saturday 31 January 2009 14:28 : \____
> After takin' a swig o' grog, Roy Schestowitz belched out
> this bit o' wisdom:
>> ____/ Chris Ahlstrom on Saturday 31 January 2009 01:36 : \____
>>>> OLPC was derailed by Microsoft/Intel crime (details below), but they try
>>>> to rewrite history now.
>>> My little XO has become a trusty friend.
>> I think it's also cheaper than Kindle (and no DRM).
> Well, we paid $400 for two of them (get one, give one).
> Also, the XO /does/ have DRM. To change its boot sequence, you have to
> apply for a developer key (free) and wait a day or two, and then keep the
> key handy.
> Makes sense, to prevent kids mucking things up ;->
> The XO has got me back to reading fiction again. Latest? Edgar Rice
> Burrough's "Pellucidar".
This is a different form of DRM then. It's not applied to personal data/media.
~~ Best of wishes
Roy S. Schestowitz | Bottom-post: as English goes from top to bottom
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