B2G update expectations (was: Re: Gecko 17 as the base for B2G v1)

On Thu, Aug 2, 2012 at 10:20 AM, Asa Dotzler <asa@mozilla.org> wrote:
> On 8/2/2012 12:07 AM, Gijs Kruitbosch wrote:
>
>> Which brings me to another question: how long do you expect to keep B2G
>> on Gecko 17? (eg. will v2 be off 17 or off the next ESR or off something
>> else still?) Fragmentation on eg. Android is well-documented, what's the
>> plan in that department?
>
> Fragmentation is something we will eventually need to plan to avoid.

Is there a plan that involves offering eventual Gecko updates OTA to
devices that initially shipped with B2G v1 / Gecko 17?

> I share
> your concerns. But I don't think this is a problem we have to solve now.
> We're talking about a first release to a very limited audience.

The update plans have relevance to how the first release is perceived,
though. (Whether there's an expectation that the device keeps getting
better every 6 weeks like Firefox outside Firefox OS has bearing on
how desirable a Firefox OS device is as a purchase.)

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