Developers phone also fit for early adopters?

Marcel de Jong mdejong at
Fri Jan 26 01:06:06 CET 2007

On 1/26/07, Michael 'Mickey' Lauer <mickey at> wrote:
> Marcel de Jong wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > I was wondering. I'm not a developer, at least not by profession; I do
> > have a degree in it but my coding skills are very rusty, I'm a
> > software tester (TMAP, but not yet certified).
> > So I'm not really a developer, but  I'd still like to get me a phone
> > in March. (can't wait till November or what was it again) :)
> > Will the developers phone be ready for usage for non-developers too?
> Absolutely not, sorry. This is really "release early and often". It
> will definitely be too rough for non-developers -- that's why we are
> targetting September for mass market.

But the software needs to be tested, right? You can't exactly expect
the public to be your beta testers. (though in this 'web2.0'-age that
seems to be the general approach)

Marcel de Jong

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