In the press. "The OpenMoko wiki - a tangled pile of mostly outdated and incomplete documentation."

Yorick Moko yorickmoko at
Wed Jul 16 09:26:17 CEST 2008

you can find the test reports here:

On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 5:22 AM, Steven **
<montgoss+openmokocommunity at> wrote:
> I know the devel list gets some official looking test results for each
> of the main apps posted about once a week.  I believe there was even a
> summary report in pdf form.  I think that testing was against the ASU.
>  So, at least you could get a pretty good status on that image.
> -Steven
> On Tue, Jul 15, 2008 at 8:56 PM, Stroller
> <stroller at> wrote:
>> On 15 Jul 2008, at 19:45, John Reese wrote:
>>> Stroller wrote:
>>>> I thought today about starting a "Freerunner usability" page on the
>>>> wiki, as it seems a very common FAQ on IRC. New users are not
>>>> satisfied with "the software's not stable yet" but instead want to
>>>> know "how 'alpha' is it? can I make calls and send texts? how about
>>>> calendaring?"  Many Linux enthusiasts LOVE the idea of a completely
>>>> open phone and they're willing to sacrifice features for that right
>>>> now, because they know (and love!) the fact that Open-Source Software
>>>> will fix that for them in the future. As long as they can make calls,
>>>> send texts then they're happy with a alpha software, but one user
>>>> worries about email or battery life, another needs a browser. It
>>>> would be great to have a single page one could point them to (perhaps
>>>> telling them which image to use if they need a specific feature, best
>>>> call stability or audio quality) - right now I can't find a page that
>>>> answers their questions, but I don't want to start a new one because
>>>> *surely* there must already be one??
>>> Perhaps this is what you seek?
>> That's a pretty good start - thanks for bringing it to my attention.
>> ISTM that this answers half the question.
>> What I'm seeing a lot of on IRC is:
>>     "is anyone using the Freerunner as their main phone?"
>>     "how reliable is it?"
>>     "how featureful is it when the FR is used as a main phone?"
>> The "telephony" line of the Distributions wiki page suggests that
>> OM2007.2, FSO, ASU & Qtopia all work equally well.
>> I don't think that's actually the case, is it?
>> A thinking-about-buying-a-Freerunner FAQ would be great. The existing
>> FAQ is simply too long and cumbersome.
>> The thing about telling a Linux enthusiast that "it's alpha quality"
>> is we're all gung ho to try anyway. We're all glad to fix stuff and
>> write bash scripts to the best of our ability, but without a decent
>> summary of the status it's kinda hard to know whether our abilities
>> meet the challenge.
>> This is probably better suited to the new wiki list. We'll discuss it
>> further there when Steve sets it up.
>> Stroller.
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