[stuart.leask@nottingham.ac.uk: [R] R in your pocket on a Sharp Zaurus]

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Thu Mar 6 11:35:35 CET 2003

david.whiting at ncl.ac.uk writes:

> Ah, but the interesting thing is that they are coming out with a 'clam'
> version like the 5MX.  Details are limited at the moment, but that could
> mean the combination of 5MX usability with a supported linux distro.  I
> am drooling in anticipation.  Sounds like a "I've finally finished my
> PhD and deserve a treat" situation to me :)

SL-C700, yes. I've been looking at that one too. Terminally cute...
But I do wonder if you two are not actually talking about the same
machine. Packing a full QWERTY keyboard in between F7-F12 of a normal
keyboard has got to get a little cramped.

For the uninitiated: http://www.the-gadgeteer.com/sharp-c700-review.html

> On Thu, Mar 06, 2003 at 09:17:20AM -0000, Nigel Unwin wrote:
> > Hi Dave
> > 
> > Interesting indeed. I had a look at the Zaurus website. Nice looking
> > machine, and the graphics appear to be very good. The main draw back based
> > on the web pictures/video is that the key pad is small and cramped and
> > really wouldn't allow the ease/efficiency of use the series 5 does.... but
> > its getting closer to something that could be a replacement or advance on
> > the series 5.

> > > Interesting... and Sharp are coming out with a clam-verison of this PDA
> > > (i.e. like this Psion 5MX).

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