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On Wed, Apr 5, 2017 at 11:22 PM Kristijan Žic <kristijan.zic@xxxxxxxxx>
> I hope for that as well! I'm prepared to contribute my share.
> On Wed, Apr 5, 2017 at 10:51 PM A. James Lewis <james@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> 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
>> - 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 projects.
>> 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
>> *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."
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> Kristijan Žic