2009/3/13 Eldon Koyle <eko...@gmail.com>: > contributors). They have goals they are trying to accomplish -- like > finally getting a usable software stack for a phone. They also have to > make money somewhere.
i think you got those the wrong way round > If by saving the effort of communicating with everyone who thinks it > should be their business is allowing them to spend more time making a > usable set of applications, more power to them. They are still giving > you the source, and if you don't like something I'm sure patches are quite > welcome. true, but they can't have it both ways. if they say, 'we want input from the community' on something or other, the likelihood of disagreement/flames/arguments etc. goes up. then they either can ignore them, which isn't great when they're asking people for help - people will soon stop helping if they're being ignored at critical points - or follow up on all the arguments, and continue with the 'we listen to the community' mantra. everything has a cost _______________________________________________ Openmoko community mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org http://lists.openmoko.org/mailman/listinfo/community