Not "the free phone"

Pius A. Uzamere II pius at
Mon Jul 16 19:45:24 CEST 2007

We definitely don't want to get into politics here.  :D

All I'll say is that the people who want an open source phone will "get it"
as soon as they hear that the phone will run their own apps.  It's the
non-technical people to whom we'll need to make a case.

On 7/16/07, Dirk Bergstrom <openmoko at> wrote:
> Pius A. Uzamere II wrote:
> > I agree with your first sentence, but came up with precisely the
> opposite
> > conclusion!  I think Freedom Phone would work extremely well in the US.
> The set of people who would want a "Freedom Phone" probably does not
> have much overlap with the set of people who would want an open source
> phone.
> "Freedom", at least in the US, has been even more violently co-opted
> than than "free phone"...
> But let us not venture into unpleasant political territory.
> --
> Dirk
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