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I definitely hope the work can be continued as an independent project....
On 05/04/17 19:34, Seth Ciango wrote:
This is liberating if we allow it to be. We're no longer forced to be
Snap only while tethered to Unity8. We finally have control over the
future of this project. The developer team needs to speak to the
community on this.
* Who is willing to stick around?
* How difficult would a switch to GNOME be and how long would it take?
* What current phones on the market could the community target based
upon their openness and compatible hardware/drivers?
We do not NEED Canonical or phone manufacturers. We truly thank them
for getting us here. All the effort by the Ubuntu Phone team has been
amazing and is greatly appreciated.
We all backed this phone project financially and with hours of our
lives. Hours that we spent debugging, coding, helping someone else.
Hours that we could have spent with friends and family or on other
We chose to work on this phone because we believe in the ideal of
freedom and choice. For us, the other two mobile OS's are not options.
They represent tyranny and forced conformity.
I stand here committed to these ideals and the work that has been
done. I am prepared to further invest my money and time into giving
freedom and choice to those who want it.
/"they asked him what was the object of all this study applied to an
art that would reach but very few. He replied: 'I am content with few,
content with one, content with none at all.' ...Lay these words to
heart, Lucilius, that you may scorn the pleasure which comes from the
applause of the majority."/
/Lucius Annaeus Seneca, Letter VII/
A. James Lewis (james@xxxxxxxxxx)
"Engineering does not require science. Science helps a lot but people
built perfectly good brick walls long before they knew why cement works."
From: Seth Ciango, 2017-04-05