Bob like interfaces?

Richard Esplin richard-lists at
Thu Feb 6 12:33:45 MST 2014

The Sugar desktop from OneLaptopPerChild is targeted at similar use cases.

On Thursday, February 06, 2014 10:10:00 S. Dale Morrey wrote:
> Someone brought up MS Bob in a
> discussion today.
> It got me thinking, why hasn't this been implemented as a desktop for
> Linux?  It would be totally perfect for kids and the elderly.  There may be
> an example of this somewhere, but I've never seen it.  Does anyone know of
> a Bob like interface on top of *nix?
> Also am I the only one who thinks this would be the perfect interface for a
> touchscreen or tablet?

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