[maemo-users] the hell of Maemo repos

From: Mark wolfmane at gmail.com
Date: Sat Nov 22 01:03:25 EET 2008
On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 3:40 PM, Peter Flynn <peter at silmaril.ie> wrote:
> Mark wrote:
>> The bottom line is that there are some serious problems in the way
>> that Nokia has and continues to approach the ITs and support for
>> them. Until they not only acknowledge that but address it
>> realistically, they are going to have to deal with the occasional
>> "attack". Get used to it! If we customers are going to have to live
>> with the everpresent disappointment of devices that aren't coming
>> anywhere near to living up to their hype or potential, then you're
>> going to have to get used to the occasional complaint or rant. That's
>> how it works.
> What saddens me about this is that we have seen it all before in the
> Sharp Zaurus field and no-one (not vendors, developers, supporters, nor
> users) seems to have learned from history.

...and the Psion Series 5 and up, and the Agenda VR3, and probably
many other cases...

Sometimes I think the old saying would be more accurate if it were
reworded "those who know history are doomed to repeat it". In many
cases, people seem to look at it like "hey, they got away with it,
surely I can too" and gloss over the ending and/or the rest of the


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