Why not? Governments are "For the people, by the people" aren't they?
Slashdot is always good for a laugh.
That's not a good comparison, as the Game Boy Advance was wildly different in capabilities from the Game Boy Color. Meanwhile the DS, DS Lite and DSi are essentially the same system.
So it's true - Nintendo is developing better business sense with time!
The value of a program is proportional to the weight of its output.