Free Your Phone

Dave Crossland dave at
Sun Jan 21 19:08:38 CET 2007

Hi Sean!

On 21/01/07, Sean Moss-Pultz <sean_mosko at> wrote:
> On 1/21/07 4:57 AM, "Dave Crossland" <dave at> wrote:
> > On 20/01/07, Sean Moss-Pultz <sean_mosko at> wrote:
> >> the OpenMoko Linux Distribution
> >
> > Can the FIC marketting department call it 'the OpenMoko GNU/Linux
> > Distribution'?
> We'll just call it OpenMoko.

Okay cool :-)

> I think short simple branding will be key for
> us if we want main stream appeal.

I agree

> Don't worry though, I have something
> special in the form of a user's manual that will give credit to GNU.

Given the quality of the OP, I look forward to reading this! :-)

> > Given that the free software nature of the phone is its primary
> > feature, it seems strange not to acknowledge the GNU project, which is
> > the whole reason there is free software at all...
> We will definitely acknowledge this.


> >> Join us. "Free Your Phone."
> >
> > I totally love this catch phrase! I hope that the FIC marketting uses
> > it as the official tagline of all its openmoko devices!
> It will for sure! This just popped into my head one day while taking a
> shower. I think it's really started to stick. Plus somebody who knows
> _nothing_ about Free Software can still related to it.

Yes yes yes :-)



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