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RichardBB

Surprisingly didn't find an answer in FAQ: Why the Arduino form factor is so strange? Is there any reason
to be not strictly rectangular?

Thanks for explanation, if there exists one...

robtillaart

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Why the Arduino form factor is so strange?

What is it you think is strange about it?

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Is there any reason to be not strictly rectangular?

So everything not strictly rectangular is strange? ;)

Think it is historical Italian design  ...
Rob Tillaart

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Graynomad

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Think it is historical Italian design

Shouldn't that be hysterical Italian design.

As I understand it it was just a whim to make the board more interesting to artists or some such.

An example or form over function if you ask me.

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retrolefty

Come on, anyone not born yesterday knows that form follows function:
http://arduino.cc/en/Main/ArduinoBoardLilyPad

Lefty

vasquo

I just saw a video a few days ago (interview) and Massimo said just to make the board's look unique (in it's shape). 

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