I have used KDE & found it wanting. Registry issues, crude file dialog, erratic drag & drop, coarse (stair-step) font rendering, not-so-hidden preferences files cluttering my home directory, are objections I can think of offhand. Apple particularly has raised the bar here.
Not everything Microsoft does is bad, esp. when they copy Apple! It's not as if they're a Vatican operation.
Now that's a possibility, Globilin. However, I bet that www.crosswire.org will have a Bible program that will work on it. A program like Bibletime should be come pre-installed on any computer that Christians pass out.
I'm happy to see that Microsoft has nothing to do with this project.
Laptops are being made as cheaply as possible so more people can have them and more people can be spied on as they type in Bildebergers, Tri-lateral Commission, Alex Jones and other stuff on Google. Don't feed the beast