[maemo-developers] [maemo-developers] Too busy to accept help? I'm not complaining

From: Devesh.Kothari at nokia.com Devesh.Kothari at nokia.com
Date: Wed May 3 08:15:05 EEST 2006

> -----Original Message-----
> From: maemo-developers-bounces at maemo.org
> [mailto:maemo-developers-bounces at maemo.org]On Behalf Of ext Dave Neuer
> Sent: 02 May, 2006 21:07
> To: maemo-developers at maemo.org
> Subject: Re: [maemo-developers] Too busy to accept help? I'm not
> complaining
> On 4/20/06, Devesh.Kothari at nokia.com <Devesh.Kothari at nokia.com> wrote:
> >
> > no offense, it always look simpler from the other side. 
> Developing and
> > bringing a product to market (in all my experience) is no 
> simple task
> > combine that with new challenges working with open source, 
> and OS communities,
> > new processes and at the same time building a truely open product.
> > I am not saying we havnt and we will not make mistakes 
> (maybe we will),
> > but we are ready to listen and willing to learn.
> >
> > And as i see right now, I am ready to take small baby steps 
> and disappoint few
> > than going grand. There is a natural order of things, and 
> lot what you suggested
> > would/may happen but lets take patience as a virtue.
> >
> >
> > As your rightly said, its about expectation management :)
> > cheers
> > Devesh
> Well, since you brought up "truely open product" and "expectation
> management," what are Nokia's expectations about when the 770 will be
> a truely open product (i.e., I can run all free software on the device
Maemo 2.0 would take it closer, with real package management. It is even today
an open product, you can get root and install whatever you want today :) but
remember the hardware limitations of the device itself :)

> without losing any functionality)?
can you be more specific ???


> This has been the #1 reason why the device has mostly sat unused in my
> house rather than constantly traveling with me and sucking up a lot of
> my time. I honestly expected based on Nokia's (admittedly limited)
> advanced advertising of the product that that would be the case
> immediately, rather than at some unspecified point in the future.
> Dave
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