Gphone isn't open, linux dev not possible

Kyle Bassett kylebassett at
Wed Nov 14 20:48:14 CET 2007

See, we all think M$ sucks and Google rocks, but we have to remember
they are still a business.  If M$ wasn't doing such a poor job, then
Google may not be so highly regarded today.

OpenMoko all the way!


On Nov 13, 2007 9:51 PM, Doug Sutherland <doug at> wrote:
> Yeah it seems like this Android is for phone companies,
> or that's google's current "spaghetti on the wall" idea.
> Even if it sticks, if they're just trying to make it some
> "standard" for "companies", what will that buy the
> techie user? Nada. I'm finding it hard to motivate myself
> to even look at the SDK. Still skeptical, I have seen so
> many "toolkits". Just what I need another SDK hehe.
> Reminds me of IBM "alpha works". Don't get too
> excited until it actually becomes a product and you
> understand what any licensing and distribution
> restrictions there are.
>   -- Doug
> Bill Cox wrote:
> > unless you're a "alliance member"
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