[maemo-developers] No more 770 bug activity?

From: Gopi Flaherty gopiballava at gmail.com
Date: Wed Apr 4 00:02:20 EEST 2007
On Apr 2, 2007, at 2:17 AM, Quim Gil wrote:

> On Sun, 2007-04-01 at 13:38 -0400, ext Gopi Flaherty wrote:
>> Is it possible to get an official or semi-offical word on this?
> Yes, this is what has happened:
> - As Carlos Guerreiro has pointed out previously, there are no  
> plans to
> make any new official release for the 770. There is the IT OS hacker
> edition, but it's not official and the official development in  
> Nokia is
> currently focused in the maemo 3.x, IT OS 2007 and what is coming  
> next.
> This means that from our side there is no official 770 bug activity.

I appreciate your explanation. I'm curious, though - how does this  
fit with Dr. Jaaksi's January statement about the 770, "Nokia  
supports it fully"?

I don't want to sound like I'm playing with semantics, but I consider  
new official releases to be part of support for a device. When I read  
Dr. Jaaksi's statement in January, I interpreted it to mean that  
Nokia intended to produce a new official release of the OS - most  
likely 2006.

So, I guess I'm asking this:

1. Was Nokia's intention in January to continue working on a new  
official release for the 770, but something came up that prevented  
it? (Trouble fixing some of the bugs, testing issues, reduced  
manpower, etc. etc. - any number of reasonable and understandable  
things could've happened)

2. Does full support not include software bug fixes?

In case anybody is rusty about what was said:

Please don't misunderstand. I think the 770 is a very nifty device,  
and I've really enjoyed working on it. I'm just unhappy at the way  
that support appears to have ended without any actual advance warning  
or overlap between the new device and the previous one.

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