Another quick update: the connectors have arrived (thanks Bruce and Mike T.!), and as soon as I have burned the bootloader onto the boards I am ready to ship them, so this should happen in a day or two.
Late breaking news... posted on the 29th, one day ago. We'll see how long it takes him now :-)
Pretty cool that gpio is finally here. well, nearly. I'll save the tallying up till after people post about receiving it :-)