steve at openmoko.com
Tue Apr 7 22:37:19 CEST 2009
rixed at happyleptic.org wrote:
>>> When Nokia annouces that the n810 is discontinued and will have no more
>>> support in the future, nobody gives a damn. Why ?
>> because nokia make dozens of phones and are not stopping ALL of them. when a
>> company stops its entire development of new products in a product line...
> Yes. But as a user, I would be more saddened if Sean had annouced that gta03
> was just around the corner and would be so different from the previous products
> that all support for those would be discontinued.
> I may sound old, but I think that the FR hardware (as well as the n810
> hardware for that matter) is more than enough, and the inovation must now comes
> from the software part. The phone downsides are not in the hardware, so let's
> settle here and improve the software.
From one perspective because FR is open you really don't have an EOL.
unlike closed products. yes, there will come a day when certain parts
are not available, but solving that problem is much more manageable
than an entire new design.
> Make a useable phone with inovative apps is what is needed to get new
> customers, not a fancy 3d chip nor a better screen or camera or whatever. For
> the hardware is already way much better than the software, IMHO.
> Openmoko community mailing list
> community at lists.openmoko.org
More information about the community