I took the plunge

Sean Moss-Pultz sean at openmoko.com
Sat Jan 31 15:45:03 CET 2009

On 1/31/09 Stroller wrote:
> On 31 Jan 2009, at 07:30, Steve 'dillo Okay wrote:
> > > I picked up a Neo Freerunner & dev board today from the good folks
> > > over @ PariSOMA here in SF today.
> > > It was a little disappointing that the dev board came in a 
> recyclable
> > > paperboard box instead of the hardsided case.
> > > Do they just not ship those anymore ?
> No. Openmoko decided that the case didn't "add value" in a way that  
> was unique to Openmoko or central to their "core competencies".

What it pretty much came down to was the price (most importantly payment 
terms) and shipping were extremely high. Combined with the fact that we 
added the NOR chip. Made us decided to create only one product this time 

Thanks a lot for buying a FreeRunner, BTW!


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