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Re: [olpc-software] graceful handling of out-of-memory conditions



Observe children after they've used computers for a year or two, even
with little or no formal training.

The are tech savvy as well.

Stop underestimating children: they have all day and you don't ;-).
			Regards,
				- Jim


On Fri, 2006-03-17 at 14:33 +0000, Mike Hearn wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-03-17 at 07:00 -0500, Jim Gettys wrote:
> > Mike,
> > 
> > I recommend some use of iPAQ's or Nokia's before you jump to the
> > conclusion that people will use a single program at a time.
> 
> Yeah, a 770 is on my list of wanted gadgets :)
> 
> That said I guess your average iPAQ or 770 user is very tech savvy.
> People I've watched who aren't that comfortable with computers usually
> do one or maybe two things at once. I don't know if that's a general
> thing or just an artifact of the tasks I saw them do.
> 
> thanks -mike
> 
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