Very interested onlooker

Al Johnson openmoko at
Fri Sep 26 16:54:14 CEST 2008

On Friday 26 September 2008, Minh Ha Duong wrote:
> > Is there a possibility to install, for instance, Abiword on the
> > Freerunner? I have seen in the archives and on the Wiki that people have
> > installed Gentoo and Debian on the MicroSD card, so that sounds positive.
> I have not read anything about Abiword on FreeRunner. Why anyone would use
> a smartphone for wordprocessing is beyond the understanding of mere a
> mortal like me. You need a real keyboard to do any serious typing.

A bit like one of the bluetooth keyboards ;-)

Having access to a spreadsheet and word processor was one of the things that 
made the Psion 5 really useful. It was _so_ frustrating when the subsequent 
Symbian devices dropped these apps from the package.

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