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Re: [school-discuss] $100.00 laptop

that suggests that the potential market is in the millions rather than there is an order limit.

By being at such a cheap price, a M of Ed can consider buying them the same way they buy text books - as a commodity for each student - instead of a special budget item per school.


On Sep 30, 2005, at 3:45 PM, Bill Kendrick wrote:

On Fri, Sep 30, 2005 at 03:14:32PM -0400, Christine F. Wanta wrote:
Where did you get the million unit minimum order from? I can't find
anything stating that and would like to follow up. Unless I misread the
article (which is always possible ;->

From their website:

  "Third, we will market the laptops in very large numbers (millions),
  directly to ministries of education, which can distribute them like