[PPC] Expected Capacity

Roy Parsons parsons.roy at btinternet.com
Sun Feb 16 19:13:56 GMT 2014


Hi
Léonie.

While it is always nice to hear from you, I think you may have sent this to 
the wrong email address.

Bye for now.


-----Original Message----- 
From: Léonie Watson
Sent: Saturday, February 15, 2014 6:57 PM
To: Discussion list for the BCAB Pocket PC
Subject: Re: [PPC] Expected Capacity

Roy,

The information is on its way to you.

Léonie.

-----Original Message-----
From: PocketPC [mailto:pocketpc-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of 
robertwarner05 at aim.com
Sent: 14 February 2014 13:23
To: Discussion list for the BCAB Pocket PC
Subject: Re: [PPC] Expected Capacity

I am abroad for 3 months
Could someone send me the link and instructions to update my pen drive

Sent from Roy Warner's iPhone

> On 14 Feb 2014, at 12:39, "robertwarner05 at aim.com" <roywarnerni at aim.com> 
> wrote:
>
> Well said
>
> Sent from Roy Warner's iPhone
>
>> On 14 Feb 2014, at 00:20, Darren Paskell <darren at djp-online.co.uk> wrote:
>>
>> David, Muzz et al.
>>
>> Not having paid much attention to the Pocket PC venture since its
>> inception, I was simply curious as to which capacity had been chosen.
>> As it happens, I have also cloned the data onto a larger device,
>> which has joined an OS X Mavericks installation memory stick as a
>> worthy addition to my mobile kit bag. I thoroughly support the ethos
>> behind Pocket PC and I heartily applaud the flare and considerable
>> committment demonstrated by Barry and others within BCAB in making it
>> happen.
>>
>> Darren
>>
>>> On 2/13/14, David Griffith <d.griffith at btinternet.com> wrote:
>>> I agree.  This carping on capacity seems very odd to me. There seems
>>> to be an expectation that this is a value for money competitive
>>> marketing of a product.
>>> As I understand it BCAB is not trying to grab market share for
>>> profit  like a minor version of Maplin's but imaginatively raise
>>> funds , and along the way provide a useful setup which provides
>>> support to members and all of the people who rely on this list. As
>>> far as I know nobody is making a fast buck from this.
>>> For the £10 for members I do not begrudge the price at all and have
>>> simply transferred the contents onto a cheap 16 GB drive and renamed
>>> that pen drive accordingly.
>>>
>>> It is the work in the software design and setup, which I know has
>>> not been at all problem free, which has provided the genuine value in 
>>> the product.
>>> As
>>> far as I am aware  everybody who has contributed to the product has
>>> done so freely  and all the proceeds, for what there are to be
>>> reinvested for the continued support of the many members who benefit
>>> from this list and other activities of the BCAB.
>>> I therefore personally think the criticism along capacity lines is a
>>> little undignified. The design was simply to maximise the potential
>>> benefits to our organisation whilst keeping the price cheap enough
>>> for every member. Buying larger capacity  drives would have eroded
>>> fund raising potential, which has apparently already been hit
>>> because the BCAB have found it impossible to rely upon Articles for
>>> the Blind and are now mailing out the products at cost.
>>>
>>> David Griffith
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: PocketPC [mailto:pocketpc-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf
>>> Of M Lakhani
>>> Sent: 13 February 2014 22:36
>>> To: Discussion list for the BCAB Pocket PC
>>> Cc: Discussion list for the BCAB Pocket PC
>>> Subject: Re: [PPC] Expected Capacity
>>>
>>> Does capacity really matter? I'd suggest avoiding other
>>> installations on the PPC drive! :) ATB Muzz
>>>
>>>
>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>
>>>> On 13 Feb 2014, at 19:53, "Iain Lackie"
>>>> <ilackie at perth44.freeserve.co.uk>
>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> It seems that if we were early adopters, we only get the small
>>>> capacity
>>> Pocket PC. I think this is rather sad.
>>>>
>>>> Iain
>>>>
>>>> -----Original Message----- From: Darren Paskell
>>>> Sent: Thursday, February 13, 2014 5:58 PM
>>>> To: pocketpc at lists.bcab.org.uk
>>>> Subject: [PPC] Expected Capacity
>>>>
>>>> Greetings One and All,
>>>>
>>>> I am one more satisfied Pocket PC recipient. I once had a portable
>>>> copy of NVDA on my old university network drive which was an
>>>> absolute life saver on many occasions, not least of which when I
>>>> required urgent computer access for writing a last minute best man
>>>> speech. This really is a superb idea and will I'm sure benefit many of 
>>>> us.
>>>>
>>>> My only question so far relates to capacity. My memory stick seems
>>>> to have 512MB of storage space. I thought I read somewhere that the
>>>> capacity would be around the 8GB mark. What is the expected total
>>>> capacity for a Pocket PC?
>>>>
>>>> Thanks very much and well done Barry.
>>>>
>>>> Regards,
>>>> Darren Paskell
>>>>
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