Clarify openmoko != Neo1973

Dylan McCall dylanmccall at
Sat Aug 25 00:52:48 CEST 2007's front page could show more than one smartphone running the
system, or screenshots of it without any hardware visible. That may
magically get the point across...

-Dylan McCall

On 8/24/07, Daniel Spies <daniel.spies at> wrote:
> Dear list,
> I often read sentences like "I think I'll buy an Openmoko" in comments to
> news
> about Openmoko and the Neo1973. So how could we clarify what Openmoko
> actually is (a Linux distribution), and what it's not (a smartphone).
> Even the commercial website of Openmoko ( leaves the
> impression
> to me of Openmoko being a smartphone instead of being a Linux distribution
> *for smartphones like the Neo1973*.
> Well, at least this is my impression...
> Best regards,
> Daniel
> PS: I guess all these news are from members of this list. So maybe you
> could
> add a sentence to all your news? Something like:
> "Openmoko is a linux distribution developed for mobile devices. The first
> device it will run on is the FIC Neo1973."
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