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We may have a record here. On Thursday, I wrote about XP heading to the Third World on artificially restricted PCs as Microsoft pushes the industrial/developed world aggressively toward Vista.

Within hours, my inbox was flooded. Well over 30 responses poured in. Here are as many letters as we could squeeze into one newsletter -- check out tomorrow's for the rest.

Meanwhile, XP is now officially part of the One Laptop Per Child program, right alongside Linux.

Posted by Doug Barney on May 19, 2008 at 11:52 AM


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