Myth Busting FTW

Giles Jones giles.jones at
Thu Sep 6 20:19:53 CEST 2007

On 6 Sep 2007, at 18:45, openmoko at wrote:

> I think there was demand, but if you look at how the number of  
> posts on
> this list has been downhill since a little after its release, I think
> people might have changed their minds..
> This is why I changed my mind - I have no interest in using this phone
> until it has a reliable dialer.  Until then you cant really call it a
> phone...  I just put mine on the shelf in its super cool looking  
> bullet
> proof case and maybe someday I will take it down and try to mess  
> with it..

IMHO it takes a long time, too long to get the feel of the build  
system. Then you hit build problems and if you don't have much time  
to devote due to work commitments it is tough.

If the build and development was possible using a Gnome IDE it would  
save a lot of time.

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