Status of various thins informal report[was Re: Any release date yet?]

Jon Phillips jon at rejon.org
Mon Mar 22 05:08:41 EDT 2010


I nuked redlinks. More projects coming soon qi-compliant.

On Sat, Mar 6, 2010 at 6:24 PM, Wolfgang Spraul <wolfgang at sharism.cc> wrote:
> David,
>
>> By the way I notice someone has removed Arduino from the Copyleft
>> hardware examples? any reason?, I'm just curious because I always
>> include Arduino as example when I talk about Copyleft hardware so I
>
> he, you can see in the history it was me. Definitely no specific reason,
> I just wanted to include Elphel and thought 3 is enough. But we can also
> kick out Milkymist One and put Arduino back in, because Milkymist One is
> not available yet and I like things that are real :-)
>
> I need to spend some serious time on the homepage anyway, lofs of links
> are broken or don't make sense, names of pages are not very intuitive, etc.
> Feel free to edit yourself!
> I'd say Arduino is copyleft, because they encourage others to build boards.
>
> Wolfgang
>
> On Sun, Mar 07, 2010 at 11:48:13PM +0100, David Reyes Samblas Martinez wrote:
>> 2010/3/7 Wolfgang Spraul <wolfgang at sharism.cc>:
>> > David,
>> > puh sorry, I am a bit behind on the things I wanted to do. My plan was to
>> > write up a test plan, and better documentation how to rebuild from source
>> > and update the software on the Ben (package installation, reflashing).
>> Great! this is key point, low the barrier to hack on the device way to go :)
>> > I started to add more pages to the 'Ben NanoNote' category in the wiki
>> > http://en.qi-hardware.com/wiki/Category:Ben_NanoNote
>> > Got 18 so far, there are many more for example the whole hardware stuff.
>> >
>> > The next few days, I will try to work on
>> > http://en.qi-hardware.com/wiki/Building_Ben_NanoNote_software_from_source
>> > (moved the old 'Porting programs' in here, hope this is OK with everybody)
>> > and
>> > http://en.qi-hardware.com/wiki/Updating_Ben_NanoNote_software
>> >
>> > I'd say should be finished before the end of the week.
>> this week is over so I guess you are talking about next end of the
>> week, as soon as you finish I will continue with the spanish
>> translation to avoid  translate obsolete material.
>> By the way I notice someone has removed Arduino from the Copyleft
>> hardware examples? any reason?, I'm just curious because I always
>> include Arduino as example when I talk about Copyleft hardware so I
>> want to know If I have to change the message
>> > In parallel, Mirko Vogt and others work on the actual image, I heard about
>> > bugs being fixed, new bugs being found, etc.
>> > I don't have an exact date for them, but they are definitely on it...
>> Waiting anxiously for that image :)
>> > Wolfgang
>> >
>> > On Sat, Mar 06, 2010 at 11:39:10PM +0100, David Reyes Samblas Martinez wrote:
>> >> How is the new release of ben going?, any place explaining how to test
>> >> the candidate or so?
>> >> Regards
>> >>
>> >> --
>> >> David Reyes Samblas Martinez
>> >> http://www.tuxbrain.com
>> >> Open ultraportable & embedded solutions
>> >> Ben NanoNote, Arduino, Openmoko
>> >> Hey, watch out!!! There's a linux in your pocket!!!
>> >>
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>> http://www.tuxbrain.com
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