Boudewijn <wankelwan...@yahoo.com> writes: > On Wednesday 06 June 2012 00:23:39 joa...@verona.se wrote: >> "dmatthews.org" <m...@dmatthews.org> writes: >> > Hi Joakim >> > >> > Your client/server ideas made for an interseting post >> > >> > I wondered what software you had in mind for this:- >> > >> >> *** mapping/location data >> >> open streetmap maps. >> >> A gpsd on the client feeds the cluster with location data. >> > >> > Could you give a little more detail please >> >> - your todo system(emacs org in my case) knows where you are and can >> remind you of things when you get off your commuter train or whatever. >> > Add to that: real time updating of shared todo lists - I add an item to our > shopping list while my wife is on her way home, and she gets a notifier of it > when in the vicinity of a supermarket (or on the todo of my neighbour or > parents, whoever happens to get near a supermarket selling the particular > product - maybe I'll be there first) > > In case of supermarkets there's not so much to win, but some other products > at > greater distances with friends happening to travel by it's even more useful.
This use-case is good because it illustrates why we want a private system to perform this, and why it needs to be a cluster. > > Anyway, I have to get my programming skills on par first... > > Boudewijn > _______________________________________________ > Openmoko community mailing list > firstname.lastname@example.org > http://lists.openmoko.org/mailman/listinfo/community -- Joakim Verona _______________________________________________ Openmoko community mailing list email@example.com http://lists.openmoko.org/mailman/listinfo/community