[Novalug] New God Takes Over Jesus Phone
kkauffman at headfog.com
Wed Dec 3 08:44:32 EST 2008
Funny we were just talking about this yesterday. Looks like Nokia has
a strong opinion on Maemo vs Android.
Perhaps Maemo is the way to go rather than Android. :)
On Tue, Dec 2, 2008 at 09:50, Joseph Brinkley <brinkley.joseph at gmail.com> wrote:
> Ken can i ask why?
> I mean JUST because its open source?
> JUST because its Google?
> OR because its a functionally working credible product?
> Sometimes i find my self arguing over buying a laptop or a machine
> with XP or **hits buzzer button** But in the end it works its a
> functional OS and it servers a purpose. I found myself after first
> getting into Linux wanting it to be on everything now after years of
> use it breaks too.
> i just slowly noticed that i wanted it on everything because it was
> free and WOO HOO! but after years that WOO factor is gone and i know
> it lowers cost but not on a phone.
> So in your opinion just replace it because is OSS? or because it will
> make it wok better.
> On Tue, Dec 2, 2008 at 9:11 AM, Ken Kauffman <kkauffman at headfog.com> wrote:
>> What is significant about this is that this could open the door to
>> Android porting to the iPhone hardware. I have an idle iPhone 3G that
>> I replaced with a Blackberry Bold. I just needed more reliability.
>> It's also proven that software upgrades have improved reliability to
>> the iPhone, so perhaps Android is the answer for me in the long term.
>> On Tue, Dec 2, 2008 at 07:59, Roger W. Broseus <RogerB at bronord.com> wrote:
>>> In the recent discussion of which Linux Distro is good for starters, etc.,
>>> some funny comments were made about what lengths Linux geeks will go to.
>>> Here's a new Extreme: Linux on an iPhone -
>>> Not only is Linux taking over the world but the realm of the gods too
>>> (explanation: Jesus phone is assimilated). This takes the CLI to new
>>> heights. What's next? A Penguin on the top of Mt. Everest?
>>> Roger Broseus
>>> RogerB at bronord.com
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> --Joseph Brinkley
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