A marketing angle
sean_mosko at fic.com.tw
Wed Nov 22 15:05:07 CET 2006
On 11/22/06 4:11 AM, "Stefan Schmidt" <stefan at datenfreihafen.org> wrote:
>>> Another point you forgot here is that FIC have with OpenMoko a
>>> platform for new devices with low engineering cost. Some new
>>> hardware driver, a little bit GUI polish and that's it. No need to
>>> complete redesign a phone every 6 months.
>> Not sure I follow this. How does the OpenMoko give FIC any greater
>> advantages than other manufacturers get with their own Linux-based phones?
> Really open your platform and you get lots of brilliant software
> engineers for free. No need to pay yopur own devs for writing apps.
> More apps makes it more interesting for users.
> As you can see I don't know the business plan from FIC. I only think
> that I share the point of view with Sean on most of the parts.
I'd back you up on that comment.
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