Yokemate of Keyboards
Posts: 11158 from 2003/5/22
> I'm confident there are good reasons for the recent changes, but the
> expressed rationale doesn't seem to fit those changes in my opinion.
The true rationale has been revealed at about 25:00 into this video
. The explanation is that the selected Slimbook chassis (see comment #150) has been designed for and comes with that I/O board, so it makes sense to utilize it. There's no mention of decreased number of motherboard components in this video.