The Atmel chip that I plan to use is different to the Arduino chip (AVR, Atmega), but we can make two versions of this board, one for Arduino users, and another one using the FPGA board.


On Mon, Dec 14, 2009 at 9:54 PM, Ron K. Jeffries <> wrote:
I can not argue with this statement by Michael Shiloh:

It is cool, and therefore it will be done.

I think we'll see BOTH Arduino as a Nanonote buddy,
~and~ the Nanonote extension board Carlos & company
are pitching.

May a thousand flowers bloom. SOON!
Ron K. Jeffries

On Mon, Dec 14, 2009 at 18:46, Michael Shiloh
<> wrote:
> Ron K. Jeffries wrote:
>> The idea of an Arduino or similar board connected to a Nanonote is
>> appealing.
>> But I don't think there's a great incentive to have Arduino SDK on the
>> Nanonote.
>> We are entering an era of netbooks at a cost of $200 and less. Why not
>> develop
>> Arduino code on a netbook, then load the Arduino from that DEVELOPMENT
>> platform.
> Very true, and one that I have pondered. Here are my reasons for thinking
> this should be done, in spite of your observation:
> 1. It is cool, and therefore it will be done. Once something is done, people
> will find a use for it. The use case doesn't have to precede the doing.
> 2. Smart phones. People will have iPhones and Adroid phones with them when
> they will not have their netbooks. Sooner or later someone will run into the
> situation where they need to make a change to the Arduino code, or otherwise
> interact with it, and wish they had the Ardiuno IDE on the device they have
> with them at the time. (To paraphrase a famous photographer, the best
> development platform is the one you have with you when you need it.)

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