talpa at galnet.dk
Sat Jul 28 14:08:01 CEST 2007
On Sat, 28 Jul 2007 12:19:18 +0200
"Sébastien Lorquet" <squalyl at gmail.com> wrote:
> (This is a suite to laforge's message on gsmd-devel)
> I'm a little disappointed about laforge's message :( Targetting geeks only
> will never help to make OpenMoko known.
> Even if our resources are limited, I think we should interest other firms in
> opensource, to show them the benefits of such technologies. Of course we
> can't compete with big phone makers, but there is no reason to be afraid of
> that. Why no distribution deals with carriers? Why not targetting the normal
> phone market, even if it's a long term goal? Setting such goals will help to
> motivate developers, It's far more challenging that "only for openwrt guys".
> One important point is reputation. If openmoko is known to be a geek phone
> no one else will get interested in it.
> Others developers will comment by themselves.
They are planning to sell it to your mom and dad:
So unless they are geeks....
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