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Does anyone have more detailed specifications? E.g. dimensions and weight.
AFAIK it does not. Janschejbal (talk) 09:44, 16 October 2009 (UTC)I was wrong. According to an openmoko youtube comment wikimedia does get something. Janschejbal (talk) 11:02, 16 October 2009 (UTC)
I don't consider retail cost to be a specification and propose that it be moved from the specifications into the main body of the article. If the device were open hardware then a pricing of the bill of materials might belong in the specifications section, but as it stands I propose it be revised. LeeColleton (talk) 20:28, 19 December 2011 (UTC)
- That is indeed what they claim. --Cybercobra (talk) 19:00, 14 October 2009 (UTC)
- Have a look at this page: http://wiki.github.com/wikireader/wikireader/hardware-specifications (I would update the article myself but since it's my company I don't think it's ethically right) mosko —Preceding unsigned comment added by Moskovich (talk • contribs) 14:45, 4 November 2009 (UTC)
Other Wiki Content?
Does anyone know if this device supports content from other MediaWikis? It would be great if this device was more of a MediaWiki framework device that would allow for anyone to take their MediaWiki instance offline, load it on a flash card, and then use the WikiReader to port that content anywhere. --Greg (talk) 09:28, 22 October 2009 (UTC)
- A highly unencyclopedic answer from the twitter stream  :) Rror (talk) 12:31, 22 October 2009 (UTC)
- Technically we can support anything in mediawiki format. Minor changes are need to the python scripts that process XML files into the native format. This is not currently documented outside the source codes themselves. Moskovich (talk) 15:54, 7 November 2009 (UTC)
- I parsed/rendered a combined dutch + english version of wikipedia for the wikireader, maybe the fact that other versions are available could be included?  JobSnijders (talk) 11:47, 6 April 2010 (UTC)
I added this section in good faith because it is important to understand what this device is---and is not. I own one and love it, but the device could be better. The silently missing chunks of article information originally encoded as Wikipedia tables and formulas is particularly irritating. Go ahead read the Morse code article on the WikiReader and discover that you cannot learn Morse code from the article---when all the lights (and Internet) go out---because (predictably) the information you need was stored in a "table"! Want to know what the heat index is? Tables and formulas again. I'm hopeful that we'll be able to remove some of the "Limitations" bullets sometime in the future. It's just a small matter of programming. --- Bruce D. Lightner (talk) 18:43, 27 July 2010 (UTC)
"Undo" of WikiReader "Spec" Regarding 40% Free Space
This is why it is a bad idea to put pricing info in Wikipedia articles:
current status and replacements?
what's the status of this project? i can't find a way to purchase that thing online, so can we assume it's dead now? if not, where can it be found? if so, how to frame this in the article? are there replacements? Maybe a link to Wikipedia:Database_download#Offline_Wikipedia_readers? unsure... --TheAnarcat (talk) 03:36, 23 June 2015 (UTC)