Weekly Engineering News 41/2008: back to the basics

Benedikt Schindler BeniSchindler at gmx.de
Wed Oct 15 15:23:30 CEST 2008

i meet you there :) .... let's hope this event is as soon as posible  ;) 

Vasco Névoa schrieb:
> I couldn't be happier!!! OM is listening indeed.  :D
> I  know a few people will probably be disappointed because the  
> eye-candy won't get much attention for the next few months, but I know  
> that as soon as everybody start reaping the benefits of the Neo as a  
> lean-and-mean-robust-machine then our love for the OM project and the  
> faith on OM products will grow exponentially, not only inside the  
> community, but also outside. We will finally be able to show the  
> public what this project is about, without suffering inappropriate  
> comments such as "what, you can't pick up a call on your new  
> phone??"... ;)  People often fail to see the beauty when in presence  
> of a small spec of dirt.
> The day I see my Neo booting in 5 seconds or less with a rock-solid  
> audio and networking stack (including wifi) and no standby/resume  
> problems... Woohooo, I'll fly from Portugal to Taipei myself and pay a  
> round of beers to the OM people!!! :D :D
> Citando "Risto H. Kurppa" <risto at kurppa.fi>:
>> Hi!
>> Just want to make sure everyone knows that the weekly engineering news
>> has been released again, see
>> http://lists.openmoko.org/nabble.html#nabble-td1336450|a1336450
>> I want to highlight this:
>> "We decided to focus our
>> engineering on just the basics, even less eye candy: Robust kernel,
>> fast boot time, basic telephony with great audio quality, powerful
>> configuration from the command line, hardware quality. That's it.
>> We will stop working on our Installer, Locations, Diversity and
>> Settings applications. We will get back to all this when the rest is
>> rock solid, but now is not the time. Feel free to pickup any of these
>> projects in the meantime"
>> I suppose this is generally a good thing to let the community do what
>> it can do (as long as community has the tools and so on to do it) and
>> Openmoko focus on the core stuff.
>> Comments?
>> r
>> --
>> | risto h. kurppa
>> | risto at kurppa dot fi
>> | http://risto.kurppa.fi
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