Harald "LaF0rge" Welte: Leaving OpenMoko...
marc.js.verwerft at gmail.com
Fri Nov 16 19:02:32 CET 2007
On Nov 16, 2007 6:56 PM, AVee <openmoko-comunity at avee.org> wrote:
> On Friday 16 November 2007 14:20, Javi Roman wrote:
> > On Nov 16, 2007 12:52 PM, Bartlomiej Zdanowski [Zdanek]
> > <b.zdanowski at autoguard.pl> wrote:
> > > Sad news. It is bad news for OM Community but personally I understand
> > > move like this. Best regards for Harald.
> > >
> > >
> > > http://gnumonks.org/~laforge/weblog/2007/11/16/#20071116-leaving_openmoko
> > >
> > > Best regards.
> > "...internal friction...."
> > weird news, ..., hmmm, what's going on in OpenMoko/FIC?
> How about everything which goes on in every company which grows fast and is
> under a lot of pressure to release a product? Everybody who has been there
> knows it's stressfull, hectic and yes it is really demotivating, largely
> because you keep spending time on stuff you don't want to do and as a result
> it is really hard to get the stuff you want to do done. All of this is
> doubled when you have a parent company, doubled again when there is a lot of
> publicity around it and doubled once more when you are one of the more well
> known members of the team.
> Coping with that for 18 months is an achievement of its own kind, I can't
> blame anybody for not keeping it up endlessly.
> Harold, thanks for everything you did to make an really open phone a reality.
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Can' t agree more.
Best of luck to you Harald. And the same for the OpenMoko team and project!
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