jsuggs at murmp.com
Tue Mar 13 20:38:18 CET 2007
> Scott Rushforth wrote:
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>> Not sure what this has to do with Wifi?
>> I think part of the issue is that the openmoko is a GSM device, and GSM
>> is available all over the world. I bet the majority of the company
>> (FIC), and current developers are probably not even in the same country
>> you are. (i have no clue).
>> So especially in this first developer phase, I think its fair and
>> understandable that developers and interested individuals do their own
>> research and experimentation to find out how they will make it work for
>> them, and contribute that back to the community.
>> Let's face it, the device is in its very early form, and a lot of
>> things are not going to be very polished it seems. I for one am
>> willing to pay the 350, and also willing to check my account status
>> with cingular online every few days to see what my usage will look like.
> What this has to do with wifi is covered in my last email. If I can't
> have wifi on the device, then I have to rely on the mobile service
> provider. If I have to rely on the mobile service provider, then I
> have to figure out what plan to get. If we have to do that, then the
> openmoko people shouldn't leave us entirely on our own. If they're
> going to sell worldwide then they should FIGURE OUT worldwide.
> This is open source development. So we developers aren't making money
> here. I for, one am NOT willing to pay $350 to get a device that I'm
> not sure will work with whatever service I choose, and therefore that
> I'm not sure I can even develop for.
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Cingular - SmartPhone Connect or Data Connect will work
T-Mobile - Can't find the exact details, but you can sign up for a voice
plan, then add on a data plan as well...those data plans will work with
Does that help?
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