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Openmoko WikiReader

The Openmoko Wikireader twitter stream had a link off to the github repository at
Poking around showed some interesting things:

  • The device is quite simple. No operating system, only the main application running directly on the hardware
  • The CPU is a Epson S1C33E07 (pdf) which is part of the S1C33 family
  • There’s a version of Forth for the device written by Christopher Hall
  • The closest thing to a kernel is a library called ‘mahatma’
  • Python is their glue language of choice. Yay :)
  • The Wikipedia image is compressed using lzma

More on the wiki…

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