oFono, a FSO Clone from Intel and Nokia

Lorn Potter lpotter at trolltech.com
Sun May 17 21:11:52 CEST 2009

On 17/05/2009, at 8:47 AM, Michael 'Mickey' Lauer wrote:

> On Saturday 16 May 2009 22:45:34 Lorn Potter wrote:
>> It's about control. Do you think Nokia and Intel will allow someone
>> else to control their telephony stack development?
> Thanks for confirming my suspicion. I'm glad I work on something  
> that's under
> the control of the community.

Except any "community" project is actually under the control of one or  
more people.
and in this instance, the control is probably yours.

>> What I don't get is why people think it's bad to have more than one
>> open source 'solution'. If reinventing the wheel was bad, we
>> wouldn't have KDE, gnome, gtk, and even python, FSO and Linux, for
>> that matter. Reinventing the wheel, is _good_.
> Lorn, if you would really think this through... this is so wrong, I  
> wonder how
> you can truly believe in that. I'm glad the this is a minorities'  
> view.
> Anyways, since your opinion on that didn't change within the last 5  
> years, I
> will immediately stop commenting.

How can anyone think re-inventing the wheel is wrong? It's called  

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