Promises of "we'll be more open in the future", especially coming from a for-profit corporation, are not to be trusted until the code is actually released. I don't care how nice and well-meaning the employees or the board members are, it ultimately comes down to money. People get fired, there are restructurings, people on top oust each other and make power plays.. It happens all the time.
I do wish Jolla all the best. I like the concepts in their UI, and I hope that they do eventually open up their code. But as it stands, they will not get much further attention from me unless they distinguish themselves in some way from the other semi-free offerings we already have.
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