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norbert at hartl.name
Wed Aug 6 15:54:56 CEST 2008
On Wed, 2008-08-06 at 09:36 -0400, Daniel Benoy wrote:
> Yeah, someone who is reviewing this device from the mindset of an end user is someone who's producing a useless review. It says 'Not for end users' all over its site long before you try to buy one. Are they writing a review for people who don't read?
> If you ask me, FIC should have shipped these with no rootfs, so that it would really drive home the point about how you should approach this device at this early stage.
In the review you read what you can expect from the device. The
conclusion is exactly what you say about what is written all
over their site (Can you point me to any place on openmoko.com
site where it says "Not for end users"?)
So this is a review for people to know what it is without
having to buy it first. And the conclusion says "Not for end
> On Wednesday 06 August 2008 09:19:32 Michele Renda wrote:
> > Norbert Hartl wrote:
> > > On Wed, 2008-08-06 at 14:35 +0200, Tobias Kündig wrote:
> > >> This is the worst review I ever read from Golem.
> > >>
> > >> So many mistakes. They bought their Freerunner and wrote the review. I
> > >> bet they haven't tested it for more than 1 day.
> > >>
> > > Fow how long do you think you should check a device before
> > > writing a review? I find the review ok. It is very clear that
> > > the tester doesn't has to be an expert in this domain. And
> > > I found most points to be true. What are the big mistakes in
> > > it that makes this review so horrible?
> > >
> > > The conclusion is that you get a linux computer with many
> > > possibilities from which the most are not made available , yet.
> > > And it is quite unusable as phone. All true for me.
> > > I can't use it as my daily phone and I know how to tweak the device.
> > > And that is the same openmoko says about their own product. So
> > > where is the problem?
> > >
> > I think that before to test something you must to know what are you
> > testing. You can not to test a phone and than to say:
> > Oh... it is stupid, it is not able to prepare me a coffee :)
> > Michele
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