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by vivramsey » Wed Jul 04, 2012 7:01 pm
I thought that the Pi was developed for education. I am struggling to get my hands on more than one for the start of the new school year. Looks as though I will have to delay until the next academic year. Meanwhile many individuals who are already programmers and can afford expensive kit are playing with theirs.....
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by ghans » Thu Jul 05, 2012 5:29 am
This is the development release and not ready for educational use yet.
The ed. release was announced for autumn this year.

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by jamesh » Thu Jul 05, 2012 5:54 am
vivramsey wrote:I thought that the Pi was developed for education. I am struggling to get my hands on more than one for the start of the new school year. Looks as though I will have to delay until the next academic year. Meanwhile many individuals who are already programmers and can afford expensive kit are playing with theirs.....


I'm not sure what your point is. We are making them as fast as we can. What else would you propose? An apartheid regime where we only sell to schools? Leaving out all those programmer who are striving to make the product better?
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by RaTTuS » Thu Jul 05, 2012 7:28 am
educational ones will come with a case ;-p
get in the queue and wait patiently
it will arrive faster than you imagine [YMMV]
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by Jim JKla » Thu Jul 05, 2012 7:54 am
We who have got a RPi got in the queue like everyone else and waited and a good number are laying the roadway for schools to follow. ;)

Patience is a virtue. ;)
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