SHR First steps

Jim Bilodeau callonjim at
Sun Jul 6 23:47:33 CEST 2008

Well as a consumer and someone who would like to see this phone go
mass might I make a suggestion

1. Stability, even with limited functionality, all the functions in
the world are useless if the system is constantly dropping.
2. Ease of use, updates should be easy as well, just works is cliché
but accurate.
3. Ease of developement

Get those 3 right and the UI's and bells and whistles will follow
quickly, if only 5000 people have these units it will always be a
hobby toy, get 5 million units out there and people/companies will
build gadgets for the phone across the world.

On Sun, Jul 6, 2008 at 8:12 AM, Julien Cassignol <ainulindale at> wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 6, 2008 at 3:56 PM, Kevin Dean <kevin at> wrote:
>> On Sun, Jul 6, 2008 at 12:06 AM, Bobby Martin <bobbymartin2 at> wrote:
>><snip>. Do we push features over stability or, like the framework,
>> impliment fewer features but make them damn solid?
> For my part, I'm a guy who doesn't care much about UIs and looks, what
> I care about, though, is being able to use a phone at its full
> potential, with great stability.
> After all, the Freerunner is powerful, and with great power come great
> stability, or so we say.
> And more seriously, as I understood it, the goal is to make something
> "stable", and I prefer a simple and ugly UI, working perfectly, than a
> "wooooooow" UI with tons of plugins and nice pictures crashing every
> now and then and making the battery life awful (and I'm not saying ASU
> is crashing ;-) ).
> But that's my 2 cents :-)
> --
> Julien Cassignol

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