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[school-discuss] Desktop Linux

For anyone who doesn't regularly hang around at
DesktopLinux.com, here are a couple of their recent
stories that might be of interest.

A report on the planned deployment of "One
Laptop Per Child" computers in the school
system of Birmingham, Alabama:


Some coverage of how Linux boxes have been doing
lately in a few well-known retail channels:


The part of this second article that I think was the
most striking came at the very end: "As Amazon's
rankings show, desktop Linux has become, almost
without anyone noticing it, a mainstream desktop
operating system. Indeed, desktop Linux, and Mac
OS-based systems, appears to be outselling Vista
by a considerable margin."

Is it too soon to talk about that "Tipping Point"
finally coming over the horizon?


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