a comment

cristian paul peñaranda rojas paul at kristianpaul.org
Thu Mar 4 21:05:26 EST 2010

On Thu, Mar 04, 2010 at 08:16:28AM -0800, Ron K. Jeffries wrote:
> With due respect, Ben Nanonote was ~not~ designed in Kicad or other
> free, open, libre softwtware, It was an existing commercial product
> that Qi Hardware acquired through the magic of Shenzen [1]
> (if I understand the history correctly.)
> The person who converted Nanonote schematicis to Kicad was
>  Dr Carlos Camarago, the very *same* guy who is following
> the copyleft phikosophy by designing the Swiss Army Knife Card
> SAKC, which is  one "physical computing" (easy access to many digital
> and analog i/os) extension of Nanonote.
And this a great step towards copyleft hardware, and recognize this work
as a needed task

> The Nanonote we buy today (and I hope it sells like crazy!)
> is NOT manufactured using a design in Kicad. That will be the NEXT
> version, which has gone through a couple of small test runs.
> It also has a couple of design tweaks to move the product forward,

yes i know and uderstand, cause i  believe in qi people and its philosophy,
and as the name said "Ben" is a begin for what will come

> [1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shenzhen
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