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Re: There are some VERY INTERESTING pics on the front page right now...

Posted: Fri Dec 23, 2011 9:06 am
by babbage
Amazing, such a milestone. They look great. Can\'t wait for January so I can get my hands on one (or two).

Fantastic work from all involved :-)

Re: There are some VERY INTERESTING pics on the front page right now...

Posted: Fri Dec 23, 2011 9:07 am
by liz
Slashdot - oh, tell me about it! I had someone on Twitter complaining at length that we were vapourware yesterday. I explained that he\'d be very unhappy if we sold him an untested board that didn\'t work, and he called me \"unfair\". You can\'t win.

Edit: just read Slashdot…

Jesus. Some people really aren\'t getting what they want from Santa, are they? I\'m going to have a shower now. I feel *filthy*.

Re: There are some VERY INTERESTING pics on the front page right now...

Posted: Fri Dec 23, 2011 9:33 am
by adrian.oconnor
[quote]Quote from liz on December 23, 2011, 09:07
Edit: just read Slashdot…[/quote]

Ah, Slashdot always goes nuts during school holidays. It just becomes one big opinionated troll-fest. I wouldn\'t take it personally.

Re: There are some VERY INTERESTING pics on the front page right now...

Posted: Fri Dec 23, 2011 9:51 am
by jamesh
I\'m having a laugh reading and commenting. Some people just don\'t get it!

Re: There are some VERY INTERESTING pics on the front page right now...

Posted: Fri Dec 23, 2011 10:24 am
by matt_heys
Add this at the top of your Index PHP page, it should be more of the level of most of the slashdot posters.

$referrer = $_SERVER[\'HTTP_REFERER\'];
if (preg_match(\"/slashdot.org/\",$referrer)) {
header(\'Location: http://http://www.disney.co.uk/\');
};

Re: There are some VERY INTERESTING pics on the front page right now...

Posted: Fri Dec 23, 2011 10:36 am
by edzieba
Will the ribbon sockets be populated (or unpopulated but still active) on the final non-beta boards? Being able to plug in a camera and display directly could be a lot of fun.

Re: There are some VERY INTERESTING pics on the front page right now...

Posted: Fri Dec 23, 2011 12:10 pm
by cwall
Looking good, have a safe trip to pickup the new star for your next set of pictures.
Have a good Christmas.

Re: There are some VERY INTERESTING pics on the front page right now...

Posted: Fri Dec 23, 2011 12:31 pm
by Lakes
Congrats on the Beta, have a safe journey.and Happy Holidays!

Re: There are some VERY INTERESTING pics on the front page right now...

Posted: Fri Dec 23, 2011 2:12 pm
by hippy
[quote]Quote from abishur on December 23, 2011, 01:34
And I bet people will still call it vaporware! :P[/quote]

Though to be fair it does seem to be more \"I\'ll believe it when it happens\" than \"it won\'t happen\". I\'ve seen enough product taken to pre-production prototype only to never be released to understand that attitude.

I definitely believe the R-Pi will make it into production but others cannot be blamed for being more cynical about it. The only absolute we have is that it is progressing and should reach production soon; no promises or guarantees beyond that, no definitive release date.

Re: There are some VERY INTERESTING pics on the front page right now...

Posted: Fri Dec 23, 2011 3:26 pm
by jamesh
I just saw one in the flesh! Really tiny. Still undergoing testing but display was working, and boot to Linux was underway.