Monday, July 16, 2007

Moko Guys Meet the Real World

Here's a post about difficulties with OpenMoko from one of the OpenMoko guys. First of all: horrible site design, in what time are these guys still living, 1995? Telling from their domain name ( much earlier than that.

Anyway, here's the essence of the post:

We know to which height we want to reduce the cubicles. We know what kind of Internet uplink we want. Still, it's close to impossible to get anything done. People will just outright refuse to do what they are asked (and paid!) to do.

It does not happen often, but yes, finally, one of the free software nerds figures out that other free software nerds only do what they want, never what you want them to do. Not even if you pay them. To put it in Matrix terms so that you understand: another person unplugged from the free software Matrix. Congratulations.