Steve on V5 versus v6
michael at openmoko.org
Mon Apr 21 22:16:51 CEST 2008
Daniel Barkalow wrote:
> On Sun, 20 Apr 2008, steve wrote:
>> The pouch, alas, did not fit into the box. When Michael gets his photos
>> done, or my spawn get their video done, then you will see that we have
>> greatly reduced the size of the box. Partly for aesthetics, and partly to
>> create a product where I could pack 10 phones boxes in a bigger box, and
>> then ship that bigger box efficiently. So, I had to optimize some things.
>> Now, I realize that people want accessories. So As this launch gets going
>> I'll put together some ideas, for accessory packs
>> Fundamentally, I would rather that some community member build a business
>> around this. Our marketing materials are open source. So, you can build
>> your own pouches, use our brand, and make a business from accessories.
> No, no, you should include a sewing pattern for the official pouch in the
> box. It would be neat to have an official Openmoko pouch for your phone,
> but it would be even better if that pouch was handmade by each owner for
> their own phone. Especially if the instructions have configuration
It's all open, dude. I invite any of you to create a sewing pattern for
an Openmoko pouch.
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