"Welcome to Netwinder!"

Jon Bradbury dr_zee at ntlworld.com
Sat Apr 6 01:26:52 PDT 2019

I knew it! Darn those executive types. Sounds much better like this (and put a smile on my face when I first heard it).

Apropos my experiments with SSD, I have given up for now and reassembled the machine. It’s a pity, but time and money aren’t infinite and other projects are calling.


From: Ralph Siemsen
Sent: 06 April 2019 02:31
To: netwinder at netwinder.org; Jon Bradbury; netwinder at netwinder.org
Subject: Re: "Welcome to Netwinder!"

On April 5, 2019 11:38:09 PM GMT+07:00, Jon Bradbury <dr_zee at ntlworld.com> wrote:
>Trivia question: Who is it that says “Welcome to Netwinder” when the
>machine boots up?
>I’m guessing the child of one of the developers or Corel executives..

One of the developers kids (whom by now has  probably graduated university...).

As I recall it, the executives wanted something more "professional" .. but it took too long, so we shipped with the "cute" voice.


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