Don't ship GTA02v5 without the rework

Ivo Anjo knuckles at
Sat Apr 19 13:10:18 CEST 2008

I kinda agree... I'm looking forward to my freerunner, but I want to buy it
knowing that the hardware is ok, and that the software will have a few bumps
as always, but if it doesn't work today, it will be fixed sometime in the

I want to play around and develop for the freerunner, but I don't want an
expensive paperweight to keep on my desk, I want to use it daily and have it
with me everywhere!


On Sat, Apr 19, 2008 at 11:20 AM, Marc-Olivier Barre <marco at>

> On Sat, Apr 19, 2008 at 2:26 AM, Ron K. Jeffries <rjeffries at>
> wrote:
> > OpenMoko team:
> >
> > It's crazy to consider shipping the GTA02v5 without the rework
> > to solve the current leakage issue.
> >
> > Yes, people are REALLY anxious to get this phone. But shipping
> > a few thousand of units that do not meet spec on standby time
> >  is a Bad Idea.
> Yup. And if we've all been patiently waiting for *quite* a while, it
> was to get out hands on *Stable Hardware(tm)* and handle half finished
> software ourselves. Heck, what happened to that requirement in the
> meantime ?
> The worst part is, early adopters (devs and such) will be ONCE AGAIN
> getting bugged hardware.
> I've preordered on Trisoft at the beginning of the week, shall I
> cancel ? do we know what board we will get ?
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