Re: [LAU] OT: linux phone?

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To: Ken Restivo <ken@...>
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Date: Wednesday, June 25, 2008 - 5:33 am

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Given the recent news from the Symbian camp, we might be seeing this
in the near future.

On 28-May-08, at 3:03 PM, Ken Restivo wrote:

> I may need to buy a cellphone soon.

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Given the recent news from the =
Symbian camp, we might be seeing this in the near =
future.On 28-May-08, at 3:03 PM, Ken =
Restivo wrote:I may need to buy a cellphone soon.But I'm a =
militant Free Software zealot so I refuse to spend any money on anything =
that isn't open and free, which is one reason why I've resisted =
cellphones for such a long time.But it seems like there are a =
few options now for Linux-based phones, so I'm looking =
around.Alas, OpenMoko looks the most promising, but they're out =
of stock, and, AFAICT the "phones" still can't make or receive calls =
yet. Oh well.The Google initiative seems stalled to me; and also =
I'm not so sure about the licensing.This PurpleMagic looks =
interesting though:http://www.purplelabs.com/product-purple-ma=
gic.php?PHPSESSID=3D9ead9cbe0bf6cd6ff34b0a42c3151e71
But I =
haven't found a lot of technical info on it yet.Anyone messed =
around with these? Any pitfalls to look out for?The OpenMoko has =
USB so I was looking forward to maybe using it as a softsynth and =
playing shows with it. The Purple Magic doesn't have any such thing =
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[LAU] OT: linux phone?, Ken Restivo, (Wed May 28, 10:03 pm)
Re: [LAU] OT: linux phone?, Marco Milanesi, (Wed Jun 25, 6:52 pm)
Re: [LAU] OT: linux phone?, Ken Restivo, (Fri Jun 27, 8:08 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: linux phone?, david, (Sat Jun 28, 5:07 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: linux phone?, Marco Milanesi, (Fri Jun 27, 8:43 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: linux phone?, Veronica Merryfield, (Wed Jun 25, 5:33 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: linux phone?, Michelle Konzack, (Fri Jun 27, 5:42 pm)
Re: [LAU] OT: linux phone?, Anders Dahnielson, (Fri Jun 27, 5:45 pm)
Re: [LAU] OT: linux phone?, Emanuel Rumpf, (Wed Jun 25, 5:14 pm)
Re: [LAU] OT: linux phone?, Veronica Merryfield, (Wed Jun 25, 5:22 pm)
Re: [LAU] OT: linux phone?, Bengt , (Wed Jun 25, 6:48 pm)
Re: [LAU] OT: linux phone?, Veronica Merryfield, (Wed Jun 25, 6:56 pm)
Re: [LAU] OT: linux phone?, robert lazarski, (Wed May 28, 11:10 pm)
Re: [LAU] OT: linux phone?, Ken Restivo, (Wed May 28, 11:57 pm)
Re: [LAU] OT: linux phone?, cdr, (Thu May 29, 12:51 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: linux phone?, robert lazarski, (Thu May 29, 10:27 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: linux phone?, Thomas Vecchione, (Fri May 30, 4:12 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: linux phone?, Ray Rashif, (Fri May 30, 4:46 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: linux phone?, robert lazarski, (Fri May 30, 5:57 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: linux phone?, cdr, (Fri May 30, 7:09 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: linux phone?, Ray Rashif, (Fri May 30, 8:01 am)
Re: [LAU] OT: linux phone?, Thomas Vecchione, (Fri May 30, 4:59 am)