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=== I'm using OM2008/2009 now. Will this distribution still be maintained ? Should I switch ? How ? What will change, what do I have to learn/unlearn ? ===
 
=== I'm using OM2008/2009 now. Will this distribution still be maintained ? Should I switch ? How ? What will change, what do I have to learn/unlearn ? ===
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=== What will happen with FSO ? Will development continue ? Will a distribution carry it ? ===
 
=== What will happen with FSO ? Will development continue ? Will a distribution carry it ? ===

Revision as of 19:43, 6 June 2009

Contents

History

Sean Moss-Pultz (CEO of Openmoko Inc.) decided that the best path foreword for the phone business is to turn the future of the Freerunner over to the community. (See the announce for all details)

In brief :

  • The Neo Freerunner developpment is now fully holded by the Gta02-core project
  • The community has permission to use the Openmoko brand/trademark for their efforts
  • Openmoko Inc. will continue to provide funding for operating the infrastructure (Wiki, GIT, Trac, Planet, ...)


Wish List

List here for what kinds of things OM can do to smooth this transition.

  • continue to funding the infrastructure
  • promote and sell the Freerunner
  • create the Openmoko foundation ?


FAQ

I'm using OM2008/2009 now. Will this distribution still be maintained ? Should I switch ? How ? What will change, what do I have to learn/unlearn ?

please answer here (Om2008 hadn't maintained for a while before that announcement. Now only maintained distro by Openmoko is Om2009)

What will happen with FSO ? Will development continue ? Will a distribution carry it ?

please answer here

What will happen with Paroli ? Will development continue ? Will a distribution carry it ?

please answer here

How will the kernel be maintained ?

please answer here

Will Openmoko continue selling FreeRunners ? For how long ?

please answer here

I have a purchase/return/warranty/etc. in progress with Openmoko Inc. or a distributor. What will happen ?

please answer here

I have buzz/#1024/no bass/etc. Can I still get it fixed ? How ?

please answer here

Will the Openmoko Internet resources, Wiki, mailing lists, SVN, git, downloads, people, trac, etc., be shut down ?

please answer here

Will "project B" continue ?

please answer here

What's the future of Open phone hardware without Openmoko Inc. ?

please answer here

Personal tools

History

Sean Moss-Pultz (CEO of Openmoko Inc.) decided that the best path foreword for the phone business is to turn the future of the Freerunner over to the community. (See the announce for all details)

In brief :

  • The Neo Freerunner developpment is now fully holded by the Gta02-core project
  • The community has permission to use the Openmoko brand/trademark for their efforts
  • Openmoko Inc. will continue to provide funding for operating the infrastructure (Wiki, GIT, Trac, Planet, ...)


Wish List

List here for what kinds of things OM can do to smooth this transition.

  • continue to funding the infrastructure
  • promote and sell the Freerunner
  • create the Openmoko foundation ?


FAQ

I'm using OM2008/2009 now. Will this distribution still be maintained ? Should I switch ? How ? What will change, what do I have to learn/unlearn ?

please answer here

What will happen with FSO ? Will development continue ? Will a distribution carry it ?

please answer here

What will happen with Paroli ? Will development continue ? Will a distribution carry it ?

please answer here

How will the kernel be maintained ?

please answer here

Will Openmoko continue selling FreeRunners ? For how long ?

please answer here

I have a purchase/return/warranty/etc. in progress with Openmoko Inc. or a distributor. What will happen ?

please answer here

I have buzz/#1024/no bass/etc. Can I still get it fixed ? How ?

please answer here

Will the Openmoko Internet resources, Wiki, mailing lists, SVN, git, downloads, people, trac, etc., be shut down ?

please answer here

Will "project B" continue ?

please answer here

What's the future of Open phone hardware without Openmoko Inc. ?

please answer here