Back to the basics: improving user experience

Dale Maggee antisol at
Sun Oct 19 14:46:36 CEST 2008

arne anka wrote:
>> ==Pim device==
> imho that's exactly the kind of task openmoko did _not_ ask for.
I would respectfully disagree - Openmoko asked about "Improving user 
experience", and users are saying they want to experience PIM capabilities.

> there are a lot of posts lately completely ignoring the point of "basics"  
> and "no eyecandy"
I haven't seen anybody ask for pretty-looking PIM applications, people 
seem to be asking for *reliable* PIM applications. I'd call reliability 
and robustness "basic".
> pim frinst is at it's best part of a middle tier, but rather of a  
> particular distribution -- 
This kind of comes into the "Should FSO merge be sped up?" debate, as I 
believe the framework has PIM stuff built into it.
> and it's doable by community!
Agreed, it could be done by the community, but I don't see anyone doing 
it, and I'm not smart enough, nor do I have the time at the moment.

> there are several task which require knowledge of the hardware and access  
> to nda'ed docs, which in turn means they are best or exclusively solved by  
> openmoko's limited forces.


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