[Oberon] Raspberry Pi; was Re (2): Oberon Day 2011 Recordings (Jack Johnson)

peasthope at shaw.ca peasthope at shaw.ca
Wed Dec 7 01:08:53 CET 2011

From:	Paul Reed <paulreed at paddedcell.com>
Date:	Tue, 06 Dec 2011 15:46:30 +0000
> ... Raspberry Pi is (sensibly) aimed at Linux, it is
> far more powerful (and as you say, complicated) than is needed for Oberon.
> And it's actually worse than that, because Mr. Upton works for Broadcom so
> he has access to more details of the SoC used in the system than we'll
> ever know.

The OLPC-XOs are complete working machines.  They sell used for under $150, 
including postage.  Specifications appear to be available without difficulty 
and the project has ongoing plans.  Don't those factors make it a good 
target hardware? 

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