[maemo-users] N810 for $180

From: Jamie Bennett jamie at linuxuk.org
Date: Tue Jun 16 00:42:07 EEST 2009
On 15 Jun 2009, at 22:30, Mark <wolfmane at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 3:18 PM, Jamie Bennett<jamie at linuxuk.org>  
> wrote:
>> I must of missed where 'Nokia Employees' hinted at June next year.
> Apparently so...

Care to share some links?

>> I base my guess on a _beta_ SDK in practical feature freeze, an  
>> October
>> summit with high levels of device information expectations, various
>> community projects maturing on the Fremantle SDK and the fact that  
>> Nokia
>> employees have been working on the new device for quite some time  
>> now.
> OK, so you're saying that a beta SDK means impending device release?
> Doesn't seem likely to me...
>> Why would Nokia announce at OSiM last year a device that wouldn't be
>> available for 20+ months later?
> For the same reason that OpenMoko announced a device to be released in
> 2007 that _still_ doesn't exist...

I don't think you can compare OpenMoko to Nokia.

>> It's not in their interests to have a device
>> development in public that long. Also why would they effectivly  
>> freeze the
>> new software a year before it is released? Doesn't make sense does  
>> it.
> They aren't freezing "the software", they're freezing the *development
> environment* that is needed to create the software.

Effectivly freezing what third-party developers, which Nokia rely  
heailu on for these devices, can do with the API's.

> What part of that
> do you not understand?

Why such juvenile comments are on this list?

> Mark

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