Clarify openmoko != Neo1973

Jay Vaughan jayv at
Sat Aug 25 08:48:46 CEST 2007

The only problem I have with the openmoko brand is that it clearly  
wasn't designed to take Spanish language users into account.

"Moko" means booger.  The hardened snot you find in some little kids  


On Aug 25, 2007, at 2:09 AM, Simon wrote:

> The FIC Neo1973 powered by OpenMoko
> I see these small banners in the future: "Powered by OpenMoko" that
> would show up on different devices...  in the same style as "Powered
> by Apache", etc...
> My 2c
> On 8/24/07, Patrick <patrick at> wrote:
>> Daniel Spies wrote:
>>> "Openmoko is a linux distribution developed for mobile devices.  
>>> The first
>>> device it will run on is the FIC Neo1973."
>> That is too complicated for some. Some may even not want a "Linux
>> Distribution", just that new phone. Don't confuse them.
>> They'll discover sooner or later. And when other phones are available
>> some time, they have to clarify.
>> It's like I have a Nokia or I have Motorola Phone. Some may not even
>> know the designation of their device. Openmoko is easy to grasp.
>> just my 2 cent
>> Patrick
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