[maemo-users] N800 user unhappy with OS2008 upgrade -- are there

From: Luca Ognibene luca.ognibene at gmail.com
Date: Sat Mar 1 11:30:36 EET 2008
On Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 05:35:10PM -0500, Steve Brown wrote:
> Eero wrote:
> > I don't quite understand.  You're unhappy if thing's closed source,
> > but you're also unhappy if Nokia uses Open Source project to which it
> > has contributed or even actually started the project initially as
> > Open Source???
>  I think he is just unhappy with the news reader (you know, what he
> said)...  I hate crappy OSS as much as I hate any CSS. It's nice to have
> OSS, but that doesn't mean you release crap and expect people to fix it or
> _even use it as some sort of defense_! If you released it, it's YOUR
> problem. If you had that attitude, you probably should have had the decency
> to place a big stamp on the Internet Tablets saying "Technical coders with
> free time only". I'm a technical coder with free time, so I'm not angry, but
> please don't use OSS as an excuse to release crappy software and not do
> anything about it or even deny that you have some sort of responsibility for
> it (which is what you did by totally dodging the real problem and hiding
> behind OSS).
> -Steve Brown

Uhm? Have you read the whole thread? Eero replied to a mail saying that:
1) Nokia should release more sw as open source
2) Sw released by Nokia as open source from the start of the project didn't


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