Not "the free phone"
ian at darwinsys.com
Tue Jul 17 16:54:45 CEST 2007
Ben Burdette wrote:
> Great video! the OFone, which way is up on this thing?
> I'd rather not go with oPhone, it sounds derivative of the iPhone. Like
> the openmoko phone is a cheap wannabe iPhone. I don't people to have
> that impression.
> What about a nice industrial-style alphanumeric designation - like the
> 'FIC A1'. Or OM1. Or FS1, whatever.
Well, you know, we're pretty far off the topic I started here. The phone
being sold now *is* called the FIC Neo1973, period.
We were talking about how to advertise the phone, when it's ready. Which
I only mentioned it so that nobody got too far along with advertising
based on the "free phone". I did not mean to get everybody excited
trying out their new name for the phone.
Let's all get back to writing code now, so we'll have something to
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