Ask / Submit
114

The status of Jolla ??? [answered]

asked 2015-11-19 14:43:30 +0200

sirzero1997 gravatar image

updated 2015-11-19 14:54:59 +0200

eric gravatar image

With the recent news coming in + the tablet delays I think it's time Jolla give us a proper blog post about what is happening ? Is this ship really sinking ? What are your plan? Can you continue with Sailfish OS development ? IF this is true then talk to us but with solid facts, not some blurry information. As a community how can we help you ? Do you required an Indiegogo campaign to keep Sailfish alive while looking for investors and partners because me and many others sailors is willing to do so ? But what we want from Jolla is its full transparency!

edit retag flag offensive reopen delete

The question has been closed for the following reason "the question is answered, an answer was accepted" by JSEHV
close date 2016-02-01 12:43:04.622265

Comments

38

+1 let the boat do not sink

peter-berlin ( 2015-11-19 14:48:55 +0200 )edit
3

I Second this request!

tortoisedoc ( 2015-11-19 14:49:17 +0200 )edit
4

+1 let the boat do not sink please

mvdm ( 2015-11-19 14:51:45 +0200 )edit
1

PS twitter this!

tortoisedoc ( 2015-11-19 14:59:52 +0200 )edit
3

The only way to keep something alive for ever is to open source it. HW is a problem that cannot be solved by the community (neither is SW -period- but thats another subject). If jolla finds the money -which i somehow expect- since no sane investor expects something like this to start paying back in two years.

The community cannot do much at the moment. Its up to finding money.

ApB ( 2015-11-19 15:12:17 +0200 )edit

4 Answers

Sort by » oldest newest most voted
94

answered 2015-11-19 15:23:37 +0200

cybette gravatar image

updated 2015-11-20 16:45:29 +0200

Comms is being prepared. We are aware Jolla needs to comment on this. Thanks for your concern and I'll be sharing the info the moment it's ready.

Update: the press release is out here (and here in Finnish), and as I understand there will be a blog post early next week to explain more.

edit flag offensive delete publish link more

Comments

4

thank you for your fast answer XD

sirzero1997 ( 2015-11-19 15:24:46 +0200 )edit
6

Oh good, you're alive. I was starting to worry.

ScumCoder ( 2015-11-19 15:44:48 +0200 )edit
1

Already asked for this Nov.10th, 11:20 am ( https://blog.jolla.com/jolla-tablet-important-news-helm ). It really is about time :/

launchpad ( 2015-11-19 16:38:40 +0200 )edit
4

@cybetteDON'T BE VAGUE on this ! Describe situation, your decision-making and your perspectives coherently & clearly. Face your community ! ( for the better of both )

launchpad ( 2015-11-19 16:41:37 +0200 )edit
36

@launchpad I can only say as much as I'm allowed to say. please don't shot the messenger. I've been doing my part in constantly requesting more details to be shared to community. I do my best to influence the decisions but I don't make them.

cybette ( 2015-11-19 16:58:55 +0200 )edit
16

answered 2015-11-19 16:20:40 +0200

Toxip gravatar image

updated 2015-11-20 00:27:55 +0200

How about a new crowdfunding campaign? Hell we could even gather money with bitcoin/dogecoin! Let the community help. Let's show the world the People Powered Jolla!

EDIT: Here's a few suggestions:

  • Bitcoin crowdfunding with multisig wallet.
  • Invesdor crowdinvesting campaign
  • Indiegogo/kickstarter crowdfunding campaign

Checkout more on this TJC post: https://together.jolla.com/question/122312/emergency-crowdfunding/

edit flag offensive delete publish link more

Comments

4

I really like SFOS and would pay money for further development... Consequently, I think there will be other that would participate to support SFOS. People powered!

xneo ( 2015-11-19 19:53:41 +0200 )edit
4

answered 2015-11-21 09:48:19 +0200

zash1958 gravatar image

updated 2015-11-21 09:50:30 +0200

I fear and think the "horse is death"

I am amongst other crowdfounders which gave their money for the tablet a long time ago

After that we only read and hear about technical problems, drawbacks and time problems. Now we are a long time after doing this and we have:

  • Jolla in existentially financial trouble
  • no dates for delivering our pre-paid product
  • no statement of the CTO for a future of Jolla
  • no worthy contracts between Jolla and cell operators or resellers of hardware
  • no perspective and time frame for nothing
  • hardware manufacturer of the tablet does not deliver because Jolla paid not the bills ??

I fear they have burnt all the money and have nothing in the hands in between.

For myself I realize that my money is lost and that there will be NO plan or exact dates for nothing else

I am very disappointed about this, but I think it is better to face the reality than living in purple dreams

Nevertheless I wish Jolla and all staff and friends a good and liveworth future and ALL LUCK!

edit flag offensive delete publish link more
-2

answered 2015-11-19 15:10:58 +0200

jpel82 gravatar image

Update is needed!

edit flag offensive delete publish link more

Comments

1

Can you be more specific ?

sirzero1997 ( 2015-11-19 15:12:07 +0200 )edit
7

@jpel82 this should be a comment and not an answer.

ced117 ( 2015-11-19 15:59:37 +0200 )edit

Question tools

Follow
28 followers

Stats

Asked: 2015-11-19 14:43:30 +0200

Seen: 4,757 times

Last updated: Nov 21 '15