Why one cannot recommend the freerunner as a daily phone (was Re: Is a FreeRunner sufficient for me?)

Matthias Apitz guru at unixarea.de
Thu Jun 25 14:14:37 CEST 2009

El día Thursday, June 25, 2009 a las 01:50:19PM +0200, mobi phil escribió:

> no offense, but thinkin only about yourself, what you want, is probably the
> cause nr. one for openmoko company/project failing. If you want a company to
> sponsor the development of the project, they need to have benefit. They can
> generate benefit by selling devices. But if you fail to put on the device
> minimal usability only a small amount of the potential customers will
> consider buying the device. By providing a bit more usability openmoko would
> have been able to sell more phones. Lot of IT friends laughed at me when I
> tried to show them the phone... actually I could show nothing. If I was able
> to show a bit more... these guys would have probably considered buying the
> phone etc...
> Developing only for your own satisfaction and thinking zero about giving
> back as usability helps less than zero!

I think one (you and others) should not do top posting; in addition I
think that the full thread is less than zero usefull;

Matthias Apitz
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