FreeRunner delayed a further 6 months?!?!??

Lally Singh lally.singh at
Wed Mar 19 00:43:30 CET 2008

Well Said!

Could we just put up a paragraph like that (with a date!) on a page in the wiki?

Like ?

That's all I'm asking for.  Somewhere I can go to, to see how the
openmoko hardware's doing. A Blog/RSS would be best, but the wiki'd be

On Tue, Mar 18, 2008 at 10:34 AM, Jonathon Suggs <jsuggs at> wrote:
> Just throwing my $.02 out there, but your first paragraph is exactly the
>  type of paragraph that I personally feel is what the community is
>  wanting/expecting from Michael in his community updates.  Furthermore,
>  *if* they do find a showstopper bug, knowing that too would be nice as
>  well.
>  I honestly think that most of the frustration centers around the fact
>  that there is a decent amount of visibility (and discussion) around the
>  software and its maturity, but there is (especially in comparison)
>  almost zero visibility into the hardware.  I'm not necessarily faulting
>  FIC for that lack of visibility behind "closed doors" as most companies
>  wouldn't do that either.  I'm just merely pointing out the obvious
>  contrast and why it is causing frustration.
>  -Jonathon
>  -----Original Message-----
>  From: joerg <joerg.twinklephone at>
>  Reply-To: List for OpenMoko community discussion
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>  To: Lally Singh <lally.singh at>
>  Cc: List for OpenMoko community discussion
>  <community at>
>  Subject: Re: FreeRunner delayed a further 6 months?!?!??
> Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2008 05:06:25 +0100
>  The hw-designers hope they hold the "golden master" in their hands with
>  version A6 currently.
>  Seems there are no showstoppers been found so far.
>  Power management is at a reasonable "some days" to "some weeks" in standby
>  with GSM.
>  Sean Moss-Pultz wrote:
>  > Over here we're working as hard
>  > as we can to get FreeRunner out of the factory. Things are moving nicely
>  > now. Pilot runs are in a few days from now.
>  Note he didn't say "working hard to find the bugs". To me it sounds like it's
>  all about ramping up the factory.
>  So i guess you *will* see some timeline or at least an update to be published
>  in the next weeks, no more need for a _monthly_ update blog.
>  cheers
>  jOERG
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H. Lally Singh
Ph.D. Candidate, Computer Science
Virginia Tech

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