[clug] OLPC laptops

David Tulloh david at tulloh.id.au
Wed Nov 21 23:29:09 GMT 2007

David Tulloh wrote:
> Hi all,
> As I'm sure most of you are aware the OLPC project is currently 
> running a program where you can give a laptop to an unknown child and 
> purchase one for yourself.
> This is something I've been interested in since they announced it, 
> unfortunately the not-so-fine print states that they will only ship to 
> north american addresses.  The only solution to this seems to be some 
> sort of reshipping service.
> Has anyone else been following this offer?  Has anyone looked into 
> what would be involved to have such laptops reshipped?
> For more details: _www.laptopgiving.org_ 
> <http://link.laptopgiving.org/u.d?cmRGsuigNuI_Q6j9-=41>
Grr, Icedove and it's "clever" links.  A non-tracking link: 

In related news I also noticed an annoucement that Myer will exclusively 
stock the Asus Eee pc in December.  The price is $499, which is a bit 
steep given that it sells for $260 in the US.


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