Got also a WikiReader now

Adam Bogacki adam.bogacki at
Fri Sep 10 02:20:23 CEST 2010

On -9/01/37 07:59, Alexander Lehner wrote:
> Since 'Pulster' recently posted, that he has Germanized WikiReaders, I
> could not resist and ordered one.
> Now I've got it and started playing around (first removed the cap to
> see the connector to the debug serial interface - disappointed, I need
> a special adapter to it).
> But what really surprised me was the fact, that the delivered SD card
> not only held a german Wikipedia, but also a english and a dutch one!
> and I can switch between then during runtime and even the history
> function tracks the different country-specific entries correctly.
> This function makes it valuable for me, since there are a lot of
> country-specific pages which are not translated to other languages
> (simply because it sometimes makes no sense).
> Of course I was looking around to see some hacks or mods, but I was
> too lazy to set up my own build-chain. The Fortran interface is nice
> for some tests, indeed.
> Just for the joy of "yes, we can" I'd be intersted in some different
> ways of abusing that device, and I'm missing a email group like this
> one for the OM handy.
> Any pointers to active hackers for the WikiReader?
> Thanks,
> Alex.
Is there a dual polish - english wikireader SD card available yet ?

Adam Bogacki,

adam.bogacki at
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