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Submission + - Raspberry Pi Computer on General Sale (bbc.co.uk)

jaminJay writes: Over at BBC News, the Raspberry Pi (a credit card-sized PC for teaching children to program) has been announced as officially on sale.

[W]hile production remains overseas, deals with two distributors, Premier Farnell and RS Components, mean that production volumes will be able to grow much faster than previously thought.
Rather than the foundation having to fund production, distributors have agreed to handle orders and deal with manufacturers paying the foundation a royalty on sales.

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