[Edu-sig] FYI: PataPata postmortem link

Ian Bicking ianb at colorstudy.com
Wed Nov 29 17:31:18 CET 2006

Arthur wrote:
> As a point of real-world reference, I have communicated a bit with my 
> son - working now in the South Pacific equivalent of the bush, for the 
> U.S. Peace Corps - about OLPC,  i.e. the availablility of inexpensive 
> laptops that can used in an environment without ready access to electicity.
> He tells me books are difficult to access, and that he could see it as a 
> great advantage to be able to retrieve and distribute books and other 
> text information electronically. Sounds logical, and the kind of thing I 
> would expect OLPC to be focusing upon.
> What are we talking about here?

I think availability of non-programming information on the laptop is 
really important too.  But Arthur, this is the Python Edu-SIG, what do 
you expect me to write about here?

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