cenobyte at cenobyte at
Sat Aug 20 02:21:49 EDT 2011

 On Sat, 20 Aug 2011 01:27:39 +0000, Wolfgang Spraul wrote:
>> As for the new follow up nanonote, like you said, nothing is certain
>> and as the peon I am I pretty much lost hope. the zipit, although it
>> has a dumb name, is basically all I wanted from the Nanonote for
>> half the price. I can handle not dealing with the community in as
>> intimate a way as at qi.
>> As for the pre2 and android, I wouldn't really ever use them. I
>> don't even consider android linux, having recently bought a 99$
>> tablet with android and returning it the same day.
> You seem to be critical of a lot of things. If you are interested in
> feeling more sharism energy in you, with all due respect - maybe you
> try to build something yourself? You will learn to be humble and
> appreciate the work of others more. It's really rewarding.
> I agree that waiting for a device that we are only casually chatting
> about once in a while (the Ya NanoNote) will not make you happy. The
> Qi community doesn't have the discipline yet to come out with 
> improved
> hardware on a fixed timeline, and for all we know now we may not even
> want to develop such discipline. Better hardware is ready when it's
> ready, I don't know when. The software does keep improving though.
> As for comparing with other devices, I was going to suggest what you
> already said is not so important to you :-) Oh well. I was going to
> suggest you compare the quality of support you get. The unique thing
> around the Ben NanoNote, ben-wpan, etc. is the friendly community we
> have, people helping each other, the support we have started and
> continue to build in many free software projects. That's the Ben
> NanoNote. If other considerations are more important to you, then
> definitely I'd say follow your gut feeling about what's right for 
> you.
> I'm using my Nano, and I'm happy, and I have a lot of ideas how 
> software
> can slowly improve to make me even happier :-)
> Just in case - here's the shop:
> Cheers,
> Wolfgang

 again, I apologize- I don't want to seem like a jerk (too late?). One 
 thing that I still praise about the Nano is that the battery is 
 non-proprietary which I still can't say about 98% of laptops or 
 computers for that matter. I'll hang in there, sorry.

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