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"Wephone" Spells "Debian" in Plaid

Feb 05, 2008, 21:30 (0 Talkback[s])

"A Canadian firm will soon announce a phone whose plaid case spells 'Debian' in Morse Code. Developed by Koolu, whose CTO is Jon 'maddog' Hall, the touchphone-based 'W.E. Phone' runs Google Apps on top of the Android Java stack on top of Debian.

"The 'W.E.' moniker is based on the company's motto, 'Works Everywhere,' says maddog, who is CTO and 'ambassador' to Koolu. 'Besides,' said maddog, 'Instead of 'I Phone' or 'You Phone,' we thought it could be 'W.E. Phone...''"

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