[Linux-aus] Telstra support for OLPC - FOSS for education in remote Australia
sridhar at dhanapalan.com
Fri Oct 15 12:16:14 EST 2010
I can't speak for Telstra, but I don't think their philanthropic arm
is closely connected with their consumer or business operations.
But maybe this is a start - perhaps wishful thinking ;)
On 15 October 2010 12:07, Mark Phillips
<mark.phillips at automatedtestsystems.com.au> wrote:
> Does this mean That they are finally going to accept that Linux is a
> valid OS and is one of the allowed OS's they will support.
> As opposed to just various flavours of Windows and OS X
> On Fri, 2010-10-15 at 11:09 +1100, Sridhar Dhanapalan wrote:
>> Telstra are have got right behind One Laptop per Child Australia and
>> are donating XO learning devices to assist the 400,000 children aged
>> 4-15 in remote Australia. The operating system on the XO is Linux
>> (Fedora-based) and almost all applications (which we call activities)
>> are Free Software.
>> You can show your support by SMSing the word ‘LAPTOP’ to 044 SUPPORT
>> (0447 877 678) - standard SMS charges apply.
>> For more information on this initiative:
>> For more information on OLPC Australia:
>> OLPC Australia is a Sydney-based not-for-profit organisation. Yes, I
>> do work for them.
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