Neither iPhone or OpenMoko are revolutionary

Renaissance Man renaissanceman at
Thu Jan 18 20:23:37 CET 2007

On 18 Jan 2007, at 1:30 pm, Sencer wrote:

>> > Renaissance Man, reducing the success or the "revolutionary aspect"
>> > of openmoko to the aspect of Wifi is missing the point completely
>> > and utterly.
>> To suggest that that's what I'm doing is missing my point entirely.
> O RLY? Let me quote what you wrote:
>> Neither iPhone or OpenMoko are revolutionary
>> The reason is neither of them have VoIP via WiFi.
> Reality distortion field in full effect...

You still don't get it. The "revolutionary aspect" of such a device  
would be the ability to talk to anyone mostly for free with one  
device and phone number, and be mobile. WiFi/VoIP is just a necessary  
part of the package for achieving that.

> P.S.: Thanks for finally realising that it is better if you drop  
> the debate about including wifi in the first generation device. Be  
> it whether the fundamental point people having been trying to make  
> to you, got through, or because you decided to move on to  
> cheerleading and trolling for some other revolutionary product.

Hey, no problem. Sorry for being so inconvenient as to have a  
different view to start with. I know how awful it can be for people  
like you if others don't think the same way as you to begin with.

Renaissance Man

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