> * Cheap netbooks will make the OLPC redundant.
I see and hear this comment a lot. The perception may be there, but it's just plain false. There's no existing (or soon-to-exist, afaik) hw that comes even close to an XO... in particular (among others), its screen, battery-life, and mesh networking capabilities.
"my terminal is a lethal teaspoon." -- Patricia O Tuama