Ubuntu on 1973/Freerunner

sparky mat max at sparkymat.net
Fri Sep 12 07:50:05 CEST 2008

On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 6:42 PM, Daniel Benoy <daniel at benoy.name> wrote:
> On Thursday 11 September 2008 04:56:17 Peter Helfer wrote:
>> Please recall also the *nix-way of thinking: do
>> one thing, but do it well.
> The idea of having the componets do one thing and do it well is so that you can swap them out for other components without incompatibilities.
>> im more the kind of concerned user who wishd'
>> that openmoko would become a unified platform
>> than a play-bed for 20 distributions...
> That's contrary to the design goals of the project.  They intentionally made it so that you can change out every component of the software, right down to the most basic boot loader elements.  If only one dsitribution and software stack was ever made for this hardware, then it's an indication that the creators failed to achieve their vision.
> I don't see what you're complaining about either.  Why do you want to not have choice?

I doubt if he meant to have only one platform. He meant, let's have
one OFFICIAL platform FIRST, which does everything well and is
attractive/easy to use.

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