OpenMoko - We Need HYPE, and we need it yesterday!

Jon Phillips jon at
Tue Jun 5 01:11:13 CEST 2007

agree...hype leads to vapor :) jump into the contributing, do blog it and help move forward, but mos def think the program waves should come when there are major announcements...


-----Original Message-----
From: Dean Collins <Dean at>
Sent: Monday, June 04, 2007 11:56 AM
To: Jim Thompson <jim at>; el jefe delito <eljefedelito at>
Cc: community at
Subject: RE: OpenMoko - We Need HYPE, and we need it yesterday!

Yep my thoughts exactly - wait until the product is out before trying to
hype it any more.
Enough people know about it already.



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> -----Original Message-----
> From: community-bounces at [mailto:community-
> bounces at] On Behalf Of Jim Thompson
> Sent: Monday, 4 June 2007 2:43 PM
> To: el jefe delito
> Cc: community at
> Subject: Re: OpenMoko - We Need HYPE, and we need it yesterday!
> el jefe delito wrote:
> > I hope that we can start to create some buzz about this product!
> > open, being able to work with multiple service providers, being
> > unlocked, being cheaper, being higher-resolution... all of these are
> > benefits that we must PROMOTE.  The quicker we can post on an
> > the higher on the Comments list we will be and the more reads that
> > comment will get.  No one reads Comment #154267....
> >
> > Thoughts?
> We need hardware, (and far better softare), not hype.
> Comments don't sell phones, applications do.
> Once we have functional hardware, we can create better software, and
> combination of these is far better than any amount of hype or PR.
> Devices like the FIC Neo1973 can be difficult to engineer, so Sean, we
> understand.
> Jim
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