[openmoko-announce] Openmoko on Design

Clemens Kirchgatterer clemens at 1541.org
Thu Jul 31 11:42:18 CEST 2008

Ken Restivo <ken at restivo.org> wrote:

> It seems to me from my former-product-mananger perspective that
> OpenMoko doesn't really want to be in the software business. 

why would they do ASU/FSO then? i don't buy this.
> I'm sensing a business model that has OpenMoko focussing on selling
> general-purpose computing hardware (like Dell or ASUS). but in a
> handheld format, and letting the "community" or some third party
> (like Trolltech/Nokia) deal with the software issues, for the most
> part. 

if that was true, they would just throw some money at trolltech/nokia
and ship qtopia, not needing to bother with anything else. for sure
would be much cheaper (at least i think).

best regards ...

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