David Reyes Samblas Martinez
david at tuxbrain.com
Thu Dec 3 02:45:23 CET 2009
OK Sean, sure finally we can find a successfully way to be all happy again.
David Reyes Samblas Martinez
Open ultraportable & embedded solutions
Openmoko, Openpandora, Arduino
Hey, watch out!!! There's a linux in your pocket!!!
2009/12/2 Sean Moss-Pultz <sean at openmoko.com>:
> David (and others)
> Thanks a lot for sharing your concerns about this decision with me. I
> had no idea it would be taken as anything but a good thing moving
> I'm in the States now for an urgent business meeting so I will not
> have much time to think about / organize this until the weekend, when
> I return to Taiwan.
> I will be in touch with you all directly and let's work something out
> that meets both of our needs. I'm sure we can do this.
> On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 2:32 AM, David Reyes Samblas Martinez
> <david at tuxbrain.com> wrote:
>> Really disappointing for us to , that Sean has decided to not maintain
>> an "official" distributors list,
>> This drain a little the interest on making business and be so
>> participative on making the marketing stuff Openmoko Inc has decided
>> not to do.
>> I really believe in the project of a freephone, I really believe in of
>> open hardware but I'm starting to not believe in Openmoko Inc.
>> And Sean please not argue than FreeRunner responsibilities has been
>> transfered to community because hardware are still sold by Openmoko
>> Regards from a very sad distributor
>> David Reyes Samblas Martinez
>> Open ultraportable & embedded solutions
>> Openmoko, Openpandora, Arduino
>> Hey, watch out!!! There's a linux in your pocket!!!
>> 2009/11/30 Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller <hns at computer.org>:
>> > Am 30.11.2009 um 08:14 schrieb Christoph Pulster:
>> >>> http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Distributors
>> >> Being one of your resellers, I appreciate your effords.
>> > Also being one of the resellers, I admit that I am not at all happy
>> > with how this list is treated. What I really expect is that the
>> > manufacturer who has a network of distributors takes care of listing
>> > them properly. And not through an anonymous community.
>> > Unfortunately Sean declined to continue responsibility. So they simply
>> > linked to the wiki page. And only after insisting to at least inform
>> > the community, he wrote this request to find a volunteer.
>> > Translated into bold words it means: "We, Openmoko, have no interest
>> > in organizing anything that helps that our products are being provided
>> > to interested parties. And the community will solve our problems."
>> >> The list of distributors badly needs an update. Not on the wiki, but
>> >> in
>> >> real life.
>> >> I think it is confusing for the customer to see so many shops listed,
>> >> which are obviously not seem to be active anymore. English shop
>> >> Truebox
>> >> and German Trisoft to mention just two (both still have a christmas
>> >> 2008
>> >> offer online...).
>> > I think you just want less competition being visible - raising your
>> > own visibility :)
>> > We have an open market and everyone can display his own offer as good
>> > as he likes.
>> > And, (especially for the Freerunner) I believe in educated customers
>> > who can compare themselves what the best and most up-to-date offer is.
>> > And they can IMHO also convert and compare currencies.
>> >> Besides, a lot of resellers quit selling Openmoko products, because
>> >> they
>> >> are unhappy how it worked out in the past. Swedish Openmoko.se shop
>> >> and
>> >> Spanish Blitz shop to mention just two.
>> > It is the lack of sales organization of Openmoko which makes it
>> > difficult for distributors to continue to work with them.
>> > Nikolaus
>> > http://www.handheld-linux.com
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