a bit of trivia I found interesting
alex_snow at gmx.net
Sat Dec 21 12:53:54 EST 2002
Yeah I don't see why they think that's a good excuse. It can't run regular
windows ce software anyways from what I've heard.
Explorer has caused a general protection fault in module kernel32.dll. I'm
sick of Winblows!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Gregory Nowak" <greg at romuald.net.eu.org>
To: <speakup at braille.uwo.ca>
Sent: Saturday, December 21, 2002 12:45 PM
Subject: Re: a bit of trivia I found interesting
> Yes, and the interesting part is that a few of us on the braillenote list
have been asking for a port of linux with no response from pdi.
> I had also asked during Humanware's chat sessions what was the reasoning
for going with windows ce, and the response was because it's a "mainstream
> On Sat, Dec 21, 2002 at 11:24:16AM -0500, Janina Sajka wrote:
> > We believe the chip in the Braille Note is the NEC VR41xx.
> > Several of us joined in a project to port Linux to the Braille Note this
> > time last year. We were unsuccessful when Pulse-Data would not supply
> > units for us to work with.
> > That's the real issue--one would need to be able to take the risk on
> > blowing away a few Braille Note boards, and especially the flash roms,
> > before one got it right. That would be costly to most of us, myself
> > included.
> > --
> > Janina Sajka, Director
> > Technology Research and Development
> > Governmental Relations Group
> > American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)
> > Email: janina at afb.net Phone: (202) 408-8175
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