[maemo-developers] [maemo-developers] OS2006 roadmap

From: Dave Neuer dave.neuer at pobox.com
Date: Wed Jan 10 22:30:54 EET 2007
On 1/10/07, Christian F.K. Schaller <christian at fluendo.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I think the two devices are rather different and not really competing
> directly that much against eachother.

The prices are almost the same, and the iPhone will do everything the
n880 will do out of the box, plus much more. Who wouldn't sign up for
the much more, at the same price?

> Also based on Apple's track record
> I think their openness will be much less than Nokia's in regards to this
> device. The whole Darwin joke hasn't exactly shown Apple to really give
> a shit.

You are missing my point. Apple's platform doesn't have to be open,
because their device will work exactly the way most people want it to
right out of the box. Nokia was counting on the community to provide
that level of functionality for them, but won't pay us w/ the only
thing the open-source community cares about: code and documentation of


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