A marketing angle

Stefan Schmidt stefan at datenfreihafen.org
Mon Nov 20 23:41:31 CET 2006


On Mon, 2006-11-20 at 23:27, Gabriel Ambuehl wrote:
> On Monday 20 November 2006 22:05, Robert Michel wrote:
> > OpenMoko will have enough power to become a plattform for endusers as
> > well. And then it could be sold like a PDA, a Linux distribution, or
> > any other PC.
> Yes. But it might be better, for the beginning anyway, NOT to market it as 
> a "phone". People want their phones to ALWAYS work and ensuring that could be 
> really though with a moving platform. And if ever got somewhat less stable 
> the idea is ruined for those end users affected by it.

It is still designed as a working phone for end-users.

> > Would you agree to concentrate first on building a developer community
> > and think about "how to promote" the Neo1973 to the mass market, a
> > little bit later?
> Mokoforge is needed, yes. Are there any plans for that?

Openmoko.org is registered and already run this maillinglist. Wiki,
svn and bugzilla are already in place and will become public together
with a website once the Neo's are shipped.

Stefan Schmidt
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