Let us un-stub http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_International_Computer an then translate it!

Jon Phillips jon at rejon.org
Fri Feb 2 19:57:41 CET 2007

On Fri, 2007-02-02 at 11:03 +0100, Robert Michel wrote:
> Salve Michael!
> On Fri, 02 Feb 2007, Michael 'Mickey' Lauer wrote:
> > > I also never realized that FIC is not just some little startup
> > > That makes it a lot more likely that they will still be around for V2 to get
> > > released, and for V1 to actually work.
> > 
> > I'm kind of surprised that FIC means so little to a lot of people I'm
> > talking. 
> Just look http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/FIC  or in anny other
> languages then english. I wrote Sean yesterday an email
> and pleased to add some more intresting stuff to:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_International_Computer 
> Official is this article count as:
> " This computer-related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by      
>     expanding it."     
> > FIC was well-known to be a manufacturer of solid x86
> > motherboards back in the 80s. Perhaps most people weren't into
> > computers back those days? ;)
> Could it be that to much production for other brands weaken the
> popularity of the brand FIC?
> End users are brand orientated, but IMHO this doesn't count...
> for us it is important the quality of the hardwareproduction
> and I have a feeling that FIC is a very good choice.
> So before the wave on media response about the Neo we should
> help with spreading some more informations about FIC - some
> more details, some pictures...
> Maby the decision of FIC to join/support/drive the 
> OpenMoko/Neo1973 project and to develop and produce the Neo1973
> could bring a popularity/image benefit for FIC? ;)
> Just beside of the chance of profit with selling Neo1973s?
> So expanding of 
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_International_Computer
> would help.
> Greetings,
> rob

This is a good idea. I added my first stab...a link to OpenMoko :)

I think OpenMoko will be the most notable product from FIC in the US
this year (at least) :)


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