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Re: CT-PC89E ARM S3C6410 netbook: status update Mon 8Feb10 14:00

On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 15:33, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
<luke.leighton@googlemail.com> wrote:
> ok - adam's going back to visit the factory tomorrow, to collect the
> 20 netbooks.  by unpacking them from the (2kg!) cardboard boxes and
> putting them in bubblewrap instead, he can just reach the 1kg target.
> he reckons he'll have them all packed by thursday, which means that
> most people will have the machines within 2-3 days of that.  also, we
> heard that there is a U.S. company that has placed a large order for
> the machines, which is fantastic news, because it secures a future for
> this very new design.
> they're using the lovely MOS (from mid-fun) which is GTK-based, we
> have nooo details right now but it looks gnome-ish or
> enlightenment-ish: http://mid-fun.com is entiirely chinese, no english
> language, and no links to GPL source code downloads, either, whoops.
> a large order will sort that out.

awesome news!

> also just so you know, when he's there, adam's going to have a look
> around, see if he can find any $2 usb webcams and $3 USB GPS dongles
> etc.

what about the resistive touch screen? ;-)

Alejandro Mery

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