FreeRunner delayed a further 6 months?!?!??
lally.singh at gmail.com
Mon Mar 17 04:24:16 CET 2008
On Sun, Mar 16, 2008 at 10:06 PM, Richard Bennett
<richard.bennett at skynet.be> wrote:
> All the info is there, you just have to subscribe to the other
> mailinglists, see:
> and also the feeds section:
> I think if you have time to make a weekly overview of all that info, and
> blog it somewhere, you would be providing what you are asking for...
> I'd read it...
Yeah I've scanned planet.openmoko.org, but the signal/noise ratio for
what I want isn't very good. I'd really just want a predicted ship
date. If it changes, fine, but let me know. For how open the product
is, the development phase is (unintentionally) pretty shrouded. I
agree the data's there, but it's scattered all over the place in the
As for doing the grunt work in providing that 5-10 lines a month of
blog data... It's 10x harder on the outside to do it as from the
inside, and frankly I've got a dissertation to worry about. I don't
think many in the community want to play data miner to keep the rest
of the community up-to-date. It also sounds like some of the
community's losing their patience with this. I'm second-guessing a
purchase myself. I went through a long-wait-for-false-hope phase with
PalmOS 6, and am not in the mood for another one.
If they don't want to dedicate someone to writing a paragraph a month,
just CC a -progress blog when you've got something progress-relevant
to say. A CC isn't too hard, is it? We don't all have hours to dig
through mailing lists and the wiki to get some basic progress data.
H. Lally Singh
Ph.D. Candidate, Computer Science
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