Sad Story

Karthik Kumar karthikkumar at
Mon Dec 15 21:39:06 CET 2008

What were they doing before this thread then? Were they productive at
all? If they were, this thread wouldn't exist. And, if they wanted to
be productive, using this thread would be their worst excuse to do

If they deliver, I'll stop talking on this thread.

On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 9:12 PM, Al Johnson
<openmoko at> wrote:
> Neither are representatives of Openmoko. They have bought phones just as you
> and I have. I suspect that they are frustrated by this long and unproductive
> thread, and by your perceived attitude. You don't appear to be interested in
> getting solutions to whatever problems you may be having. Suggesting someone
> is lying when they try to correct your misunderstanding is just plain
> offencive where I come from, as are your unsubstantiated accusations about
> Openmoko and their staff. This may simply be a cultural misunderstanding, as
> is often the case on international lists, in which case I suggest you correct
> it now.
> On Monday 15 December 2008, Karthik Kumar wrote:
>> Is that how you reply as a company which makes a phone? We can't fix
>> it so go buy our competitors' closed phones? I'd expect better from
>> you (like saying, yes, we'll fix it) than buy our competitor's phone.
>> If i had bought the competitors' phone, i wouldn't be cribbing now
>> that i've bought your phone, right?
>> Maybe Openmoko should trade in iPhones instead of Freerunners,
>> considering I already paid for a Freerunner. What do you think for
>> that for a response?
>> On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 4:44 PM, arne anka <openmoko at> wrote:
>> >> Karthik:
>> >>
>> >> I think I probably speak for a reasonable portion of the community when
>> >> I say this:
>> >>
>> >> Go buy an iphone. Put your FreeRunner on ebay. You'll like the iphone -
>> >
>> > +1
>> >
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