<div><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">You can do nice things with your own persistently available server, yes,<br>but one shouldn't be necessary to mostly enjoy OpenMoko.
</blockquote><div><br>Of course, it shouldn't need it, but an associated distro / dedicated app for computers may unleash features. And can become a paid service if you don't want to run into the hassle of maintaining your own webserver (with professionnal grade backup and availability services...).
<br></div><br><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">You mentioned a web gateway; I assume you mean a web proxy that's tunable to eg.
<br>recompress images smaller (and crappier) and such to make gprs browsing<br>a bit faster, and stuff like that - if you didn't, I do ;)</blockquote><div><br>Yup, i did. Still, the need for refactoring isn't that big, thanks to the awesome screen resolution of the neo... Makes me think of opera mini's refactoring process.
<br><br>Sadly, the lack of EDGE is a huge impairement for internet-based services usability (google maps, wikipedia, geomashups...) :-( <br><br>Plus, mobile carriers (at least in France) aren't going in the direction of unlimited data access, more like "you MUST buy all the features from me and it's illegal to circumvent it". No wonder french mobile carriers have the highest rentability per client in whole europe.