Further details of theprocess as we ramp up production of Freerunner
shannon.timothy at gmail.com
Wed Mar 19 23:03:04 CET 2008
Yeah, the thought of seeing hundreds of Freerunners being thrown away
at the expense of the manufacturing process makes me cry a little.
On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 4:56 PM, Carlo E. Prelz <fluido at fluido.as> wrote:
> Subject: Further details of theprocess as we ramp up production of Freerunner
> Date: Wed 19 Mar 08 11:55:44AM -0700
> Quoting Michael Shiloh (michael at openmoko.org):
> > The PVT runs are staggered: for example, we may build 100 phones and
> > test them, then make a minor change and build another 100, tweak again
> > and then perhaps build 200. Repeat until we verify that the product is
> > ready for true mass production.
> I am just curious: what do you do with these hundreds of phones that
> come out of test runs? After all due tests are performed on them,
> could they be offered as a sort of lottery draw to list contributors?
> (without any warranty, at a reduced price, you name it...) Or do they
> just throw them in the garbage bin?!?
> (just hoping 8-)
> * Se la Strada e la sua Virtu' non fossero state messe da parte,
> * K * Carlo E. Prelz - fluido at fluido.as che bisogno ci sarebbe
> * di parlare tanto di amore e di rettitudine? (Chuang-Tzu)
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