Re: [All] .sid file properties

2009-05-11 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi, I've tried many times over many years to do this, and I've never managed to do so to my satisfaction. I did once (years ago) find a non-free (as in closed source _and_ cost $20) Sid to midi converter, but I never bought it and haven't been able

Re: It Ain't funny [Was: Ain't it funny..]

2009-05-11 Thread Dale Maggee
the claim, if true, will never see the light of pixels, and if false, is self refuting. That's my rhetorical observation for the day. Dale Maggee wrote: Shawn Rutledge wrote: On Fri, May 8, 2009 at 9:12 AM, Dale Maggee anti...@internode.on.net wrote: Generally when I hear

Re: It Ain't funny [Was: Ain't it funny..]

2009-05-09 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Shawn Rutledge wrote: On Fri, May 8, 2009 at 9:12 AM, Dale Maggee anti...@internode.on.net wrote: Generally when I hear the word nazi used, it means totalitarian, not monster or mass murderer - think of the soup nazi in Seinfeld. That's what I

Re: Ain't it funny..

2009-05-09 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 For the Conspiracy Theorists out there: Steve and I are discussing this off-list. For everybody else: This list will now be free of my vitriol while Steve and I talk. Enjoy. Steve Mosher wrote: Dale Maggee wrote: Hi Steve, I appreciate your

Re: Ain't it funny..

2009-05-08 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 arne anka wrote: Guten Tag, Sieg Heil. ... beautiful and intelligent people in the world, and your country reflects that... :) ) wow. insulting and slimy at once! I'd just like to say thanks for addressing the points I make in such a calm

Re: Ain't it funny..

2009-05-08 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 arne anka wrote: Bitter much? : ) nope. he's just a troll. Before I bought My Neo, I was told by OM that it would work as a phone. dale, you told us all of this already -- at least ten times. Sources? I don't think it has been ten. and I've

Re: Ain't it funny..

2009-05-08 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Thank you very much for a rational contribution to this thread, Franky. Franky Van Liedekerke wrote: On Fri, May 8, 2009 at 10:44 AM, arne anka openm...@ginguppin.de wrote: Bitter much? : ) nope. he's just a troll. Before I bought My Neo, I was

Re: Ain't it funny..

2009-05-08 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 arne anka wrote: so, how is a globally true statement of fit to be used as ... possible? it might be true for _you_, but it isn't for _me_ -- so please, always be aware that those statemants express only _your_ point of view, not an objective

Re: Ain't it funny..

2009-05-08 Thread Dale Maggee
EMAIL THREAD--- Subject: [Fwd: [Fwd: FreeRunner]] Date: Tue, 17 Mar 2009 20:19:34 +1100 From: Dale Maggee anti...@internode.on.net To: cont...@openmoko.com, s...@openmoko.com, st...@openmoko.com Having received absolutely no response whatsoever after more than a week, even after opening a refund

It Ain't funny [Was: Ain't it funny..]

2009-05-08 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Rui Miguel Silva Seabra wrote: On Fri, May 08, 2009 at 03:34:40PM +0200, Marcel wrote: I'm sorry to contradict you (am I really?), but using Nazi slogans in such I call for the rule of Godwin's Law! Rui I had never heard of Godwin's Law

Re: Ain't it funny..

2009-05-08 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Marcel wrote: Am Freitag, 8. Mai 2009 14:43:16 schrieb Dale Maggee: arne anka wrote: Guten Tag, Sieg Heil. ... beautiful and intelligent people in the world, and your country reflects that... :) ) wow. insulting and slimy at once! I'd just

Re: Ain't it funny..

2009-05-08 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Get your facts straight... he doesn't use an fr No, I don't use one, but I own one. That's the whole problem: I had to buy another phone, just to have a phone. and he does in no way contribute http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/NeoTool -- what do

Re: Ain't it funny..

2009-05-08 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Christoph Pulster wrote: IMO most misunderstandings happen because marketing of the Freerunner was focused on mobile phone. So customers expect a mobile phone to use as a mobile phone. However Freerunner is a multi-purpose developement

Re: Ain't it funny..

2009-05-07 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 arne anka wrote: Bitter much? : ) nope. he's just a troll. Before I bought My Neo, I was told by OM that it would work as a phone. Once I got it and said WTF This doesn't work as a phone! I was told by OM that 2008.8 would. So I waited. It

Re: Ain't it funny..

2009-05-07 Thread Dale Maggee
On Thu, May 7, 2009 at 5:04 PM, Dale Maggee anti...@internode.on.net wrote: arne anka wrote: Bitter much? : ) nope. he's just a troll. Before I bought My Neo, I was told by OM that it would work as a phone. Once I got it and said WTF This doesn't work as a phone! I was told by OM that 2008.8

Re: OpenMoko and LCD TV

2009-05-06 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 ...An OM Device which doesn't comply with EMI Standards? :O hands up if you're suprised. hands go behind back Sam Kuper wrote: 2009/5/5 Marcel tan...@googlemail.com Am Dienstag, 5. Mai 2009 18:38:42 schrieb Mile Davidovic: Yesterday I

Re: Ain't it funny..

2009-05-06 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Risto H. Kurppa wrote: The community work seems to be slowing down now (because of the summer?) My guess would be that a whole lot of people have realised that their $400 Neo is better used as a boat anchor, and put them on ebay. or in the

Re: Ain't it funny..

2009-05-06 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hehe, what gave you that idea? ;) Yogiz wrote: Bitter much? : ) On Wed, 06 May 2009 18:09:35 +1000 Dale Maggee anti...@internode.on.net wrote: Risto H. Kurppa wrote: The community work seems to be slowing down now (because of the summer

Re: backing up rootfs fails - after 40m FreeRunner continues booting

2009-04-25 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Joerg Reisenweber wrote: Huh, neotool avoids dfu-util? less +/dfu-util `which NeoTool` /j neotool's *rootfs backup* avoids dfu-util. -BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE- Version: GnuPG v1.4.7 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Fedora -

Re: OpenMoko newbie questions

2009-04-23 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 I have a few questions on OpenMoko phones. I am planning to buy one. 1. Which is the default OS that comes in OpenMoko: OM 2007 ? 2007.2 2. Do you use the default OS or have you flashed soe other OS of your own? Well, 2007.2, despite being the

Re: letter of recomendation

2009-04-23 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Adam Jimerson wrote: On Thursday 23 April 2009 03:42:52 am Ali wrote: On Thu, 2009-04-23 at 10:29 +0300, Risto H. Kurppa wrote: ... Hmm.. suppose this was not planned to be posted to community mailing list..? r Did you stop to think that

Re: backing up rootfs fails - after 40m FreeRunner continues booting

2009-04-21 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi, To backup your rootfs with NeoTool: * Make sure you have a working image on your Neo. By 'Working', I mean it should boot into the GUI, and networking should work - you should be able to ssh into your neo. NeoTool is supposed to be pretty much

Re: [QtExtended] some things

2009-03-18 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 I also note that Lorn's been completely silent for the past 24 hours. I wonder if this is because he's (finally!) realised that he's been digging a hole for himself, or if it's just because he got pwned once again... Or perhaps he took my advice

Re: [QtExtended] some things

2009-03-17 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Franky, As I said to others, If you don't want to read it, filter out this thread. Personal insults are completely valid and infact necessary when someone provokes me by lying to me and/or being an idiot. Personal attacks are appropriate and

Re: [QtExtended] some things

2009-03-17 Thread Dale Maggee
is probably a wise move. Russell Steicke wrote: On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 04:15:53PM +0900, Russell Steicke wrote: :0 * ^From: (Dale Maggee|Lorn Potter) |/dev/null Oops... :0 * ^From: (Dale Maggee|Lorn Potter) /dev/null ___ Openmoko community

Re: [QtExtended] some things

2009-03-17 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 roguem...@roguewrt.org wrote: Dale Maggee wrote: This discussion *is* actually leading somewhere, though: Lorn is digging a deeper and deeper hole for himself. And I'm amazed he hasn't just given up and said something like OK, you're right

Re: [QtExtended] some things

2009-03-16 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 W.Kenworthy wrote: Sounds even worse than shr/2008x/FSO then - why oh why cant some of the time spent on keyboards for any OM version be put into something that works. Oh, it's ass-and-a-half-of-full-cream-dairy-milk... ;) Yeah, I can't fathom

Re: [QtExtended] some things

2009-03-16 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Lorn Potter wrote: Sounds even worse than shr/2008x/FSO then - why oh why cant some of the time spent on keyboards for any OM version be put into something that works. Well, obviously that is only his one opinion. Actually, these are facts.

Re: [QtExtended] some things

2009-03-16 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Lorn Potter wrote: Quite actually, I was using the predictive keyboard long before anyone on this list was, so yes, I have done this. Many times. Quite actually??? Quite what? work on your english. So you've done it, many times... awesome... I

Re: [QtExtended] some things

2009-03-16 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 roguem...@roguewrt.org wrote: Dale Maggee wrote: _insert previous email here_ With optimism, I have to say qte is rather polished and shows what potential can be gleamed from the FR in certain areas. Optimism aside, I have to agree with Dale

Re: [QtExtended] some things

2009-03-16 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Dale Maggee wrote: (Alot, handing Lorn his ass on a silver platter, with dill leaves for garnish and Lorn's choice of Chips with salad or vegetables on the side, Pwning him back to whatever hole he crawled from after 3 months of complete silence

Re: [QtExtended] some things

2009-03-16 Thread Dale Maggee
of qtextended, and give credit where credit is due ... Franky On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 9:21 AM, Dale Maggee anti...@internode.on.netwrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Lorn Potter wrote: Quite actually, I was using the predictive keyboard long before anyone on this list

Re: [QtExtended] some things

2009-03-16 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Radek, I'm just going to address this in quick dot points: you must have a problem not related to Qt Extended at all. My issue *is* with QT Extended. You suggesting that it is otherwise indicates that you haven't read my emails properly /

Re: [QtExtended] some things

2009-03-16 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 How can we when you just rant on and on and on? It's easy: What you do is read the emails, and then address the concerns I raised. Things you shouldn't do include: Contradicting yourself, telling me about the virtues of features that don't work,

Re: [QtExtended] some things

2009-03-16 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Sarton, A *big* Thank You to you for actually bothering to take the time to read my emails in their entirety! I too don't understand why some devs aren't willing to take a completely presented and well constructed criticism, and admit that more

Re: [QtExtended] some things

2009-03-16 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Lorn Potter wrote: Nah, I'm not concerned with symantics, I'm all about software development. If it appears that in every single email I've sent this afternoon, I have dealt entirely with grammar, spelling, and choice of words, you're actually

Re: [QtExtended] some things

2009-03-16 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Aah, the fun continues... because just perhaps I have an insight in how one is supposed to actually be using it. I think it's pretty clear at this point that the word insight is completely foreign to you. Wow, I have to give you credit - you

Re: [QtExtended] some things

2009-03-16 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Johny Tenfinger wrote: I don't know what would you say, if I'll tell you that I'm programming on FreeRunner using qwerty keyboard and only with finger (for instance in train - PM module in shr-settings is from train and was written only with

Re: [QtExtended] some things

2009-03-16 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Johny Tenfinger wrote: FSO has had PIM (opimd) since milestone5 (but disabled by default). SHR will use it in nearly future. O RLY?!? :D Awesome! So there's progress being made on that front at least, that's great to hear! SHR is sounding more

Re: [QtExtended] some things

2009-03-16 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Johny Tenfinger wrote: On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 15:06, Dale Maggee anti...@internode.on.net wrote: Is this in SHR? If so, maybe it's worth trying out. Yes, it's standard Illume keyboard. SHR is using that ;) aah, excellent - that keyboard works

Re: [QtExtended] some things

2009-03-16 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Lorn Potter wrote: Dale Maggee wrote: Aah, the fun continues... [snip utter nonsense] Utter nonsense, again, including questions which you persist in ignoring, and discussion of the issues with your shit software which you categorically refuse

Re: [QtExtended] some things

2009-03-16 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Lorn Potter wrote: [snip utter nonsense] and you have just demonstrated your maturity level. Go home, your parents want to wash your mouth out with soap. Haha, says he who repeatedly and persistently refuses to discuss the issues! Wow, now you

Re: [QtExtended] some things

2009-03-16 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 I'd suggest you filter out this conversation if you're not interested. This discussion *is* actually leading somewhere, though: Lorn is digging a deeper and deeper hole for himself. wim.delv...@adaptiveplanet.com wrote: Dale, lorn ... please, go

Re: [QtExtended] some things

2009-03-15 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Lorn Potter wrote: I find the 'predictive' keyboard quite usable. You just need to forget what it is suggesting until you are finished with the word. But for any language other than English, it might be a hassle. It isn't too bad, but it's

Re: [QtExtended] some things

2009-03-15 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Lorn Potter wrote: Just hold down on the letter you want to select. You will see a round 'spy glass' thing pop up with your letter. This is all well and good, but it's for all intents and purposes totally useless in practical application - typing

Re: [QtExtended] some things

2009-03-15 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Lorn Potter wrote: You just need to add your words to the dictionary, so you wont have to tap so much. ...which is exactly why it should be very easy, perhaps even automatic, to add words to the dictionary... -BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-

Re: [QtExtended] some things

2009-03-15 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Lorn Potter wrote: Typing numbers are not 'suggested'. Fine, be fastidious if you must, You know what I meant. How long did it take you to type your postal address? Now, how long does it take on your PC? Oh... you didn't test it? You didn't bother

Re: [QtExtended] some things

2009-03-15 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 W.Kenworthy wrote: Disable it - find the keyboard files and copy terminal.kbd over the top of default and numbers. No dictionary, and terminal pops up nicely instead of those brain dead ones - you wont miss them, I dont. Thanks for the

Re: Newbie questions

2009-03-08 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Robin Paulson wrote: for a simple stable phone, i'd start with qt ext and then give shr a go For a simple and stable phone, I'd start with a Nokia... -BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE- Version: GnuPG v1.4.7 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with

Re: NeoTool

2009-02-16 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Joop Boonen wrote: I've changed a few things in NeoTool. Thanks for your contributions! Please note however that I am working (*very* slowly!) on NeoTool v1.3, and these changes may or may not appear in the new version. I am however quite willing

Re: [om2008-9] Never able to successfully backup the jffs2 partition...

2009-01-13 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 john dowd wrote: I've alway been able to backup the kernel partition of my Neo FR but not the jffs2 partition. Here's the error that is reported: Opening USB Device 0x:0x... Found Runtime: [0x1d50:0x5119] devnum=4, cfg=0, intf=0, alt=6,

Re: [QTExtended] duplicated sms

2008-12-18 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 I've done a fair bit of searching lately and I've not found anything. If you find something, please let me know! I also get it with incoming phone calls (not all the time, but often) Lorn from Trolltech said recently that we can expect a new version

Re: QT Extended

2008-12-13 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Bastian Muck wrote: Dale Maggee schrieb: [..] 2. The Messaging app - it's doing strange things, like sometimes it creates duplicates of messages, so I'll see 2 or 3 copies of the same SMS in my inbox. So I'll move all messages to trash

Re: QT Extended

2008-12-13 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Bastian Muck wrote: Dale Maggee schrieb: Bastian Muck wrote: Dale Maggee schrieb: [..] 2. The Messaging app - it's doing strange things, like sometimes it creates duplicates of messages, so I'll see 2 or 3 copies of the same SMS

QT Extended

2008-12-12 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi, I'm having a couple of problems with QT Extended (the fixed version from http://other.lastnetwork.net/OpenMoko/): 1. The predictive keyboard. I deleted the dictionary file as suggested elsewhere to disable the predictive keyboard, but it still

Re: case manufacturing

2008-12-12 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 rakshat hooja wrote: ponoko.com would do it for you, or emachineshop.com if you get some pricing, could you let us know -- even your desgin? i am still pondering the idea of a new casing ... Thanks. will update when I get pricing. My design is

Re: QT Extended

2008-12-12 Thread Dale Maggee
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Lorn Potter wrote: Dale Maggee wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi, I'm having a couple of problems with QT Extended (the fixed version from http://other.lastnetwork.net/OpenMoko/): 1. The predictive keyboard. I deleted

Re: Bounties?

2008-12-03 Thread Dale Maggee
Just out of curiosity, how many OpenMoko users out there would be willing to pay for bounties? Additionally, how many developers would work for bounties? What sort of bounties would you guys request? How much would you pay? I would certainly pay bounties. The only problem I see really

Re: Koolu announces open-source Android port

2008-12-03 Thread Dale Maggee
Marco Trevisan (Treviño) wrote: Rui Castro wrote: I downloaded the code from http://git.koolu.org/ and tried to make the generic image, simply executing make, but it fails with the following error -- make: *** No rule to make target `out/host/linux-x86/framework/swt.jar',

Re: [OT]Software patents end? ??:) light at the end of tunnel

2008-11-28 Thread Dale Maggee
David Pottage wrote: On Thu, November 27, 2008 7:06 am, Denis Johnson wrote: ... Preferably using something like http://www.exactaudiocopy.de/ (if someone knows a Linux equivalent please chime in) The linux equivalent is cdparanoia. Like EAC it will produce bit perfect rips of

Re: [OT]Software patents end? ??:) light at the end of tunnel

2008-11-28 Thread Dale Maggee
Denis Johnson wrote: On Fri, Nov 28, 2008 at 6:59 PM, Dale Maggee [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: * It's my Hard drive that doesn't support FLAC! If I used flac, my music library (I guess mp3 collection will soon become a misnomer!) would be *enormous*! Yes, I realise it's lossless etc etc

Re: [OT]Software patents end? ??:) light at the end of tunnel

2008-11-25 Thread Dale Maggee
Evgeny Karyakin wrote: I think this movement will apply on newly-legalizing patents only, it will be too much counterforce against it. Patents is vital for software giants, it's just a basis of their market activity and relevancy. As of recent MP3 issue, open-source community can definitely

Re: I realy like them

2008-11-23 Thread Dale Maggee
drac2000 wrote: http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Jokes http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Jokes :-p Just for the record, these were contributed by various people here: http://www.mail-archive.com/community@lists.openmoko.org/msg33921.html ___ Openmoko

Re: Your favorite ringtones? (especially .sid?)

2008-11-20 Thread Dale Maggee
The Best SID ever is the theme from R-Type, IMHO. It also makes a fantastic ringtone. The only problem with having this as a ringtone is that you tend not to answer the phone because you're boogie-ing along to the awesome ringtone. Other notable Sids include music from: - IK+ (International

Re: The forbidden topic: Glamo OpenGL

2008-11-20 Thread Dale Maggee
hehehe, it's good to see OM people having a sense of humour as well! :) Steve Mosher wrote: they don't already? please issue a ticket. we'll fix the bug. George Brooke wrote: On Wed, 19 Nov 2008 00:01:47 +1100 Dale Maggee [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Tig wrote: Ok I

Re: The forbidden topic: Glamo OpenGL

2008-11-20 Thread Dale Maggee
Warren Baird wrote: OM2008.9 and FSO walk into a bar. How are you? How are you? asks FSO. Buzzz says OM2008.9 LOL! (for once, usage of that horrible acronym is actually appropriate - I really did laugh out loud!) this is my new splash screen... :D moko_bar.gz Description: GNU

Re: The forbidden topic: Glamo OpenGL

2008-11-19 Thread Dale Maggee
Maybe these should appear on the splash screen of the Neos solar.george Brilliant! 1. Save either attachment somewhere 2. Use NeoTool or 'dfu-util -a splash -R -D filename' to flash the new splash to your neo 3. power down then turn on your neo 4. Laugh. :D -Dale moko_brick.gz

Re: The forbidden topic: Glamo OpenGL

2008-11-18 Thread Dale Maggee
Tig wrote: Ok I will bite :) Q: Why did OM cross the road? A: To get to another toolkit :) Q: How many OM devs does it take to change a lightbulb? A: Well first we need to abandon the old lightbulb holder because at a later date we may not be able to plug a floodlight in, bring in a

Re: NeoTool/dfu-util bug - No such Alternate Setting: rootfs

2008-11-06 Thread Dale Maggee
Hi, Are you using the latest version of NeoTool? v1.1 and up should be able to detect and handle this situation by presenting you with a screen asking you which dfu-capable device you want to flash. If you are using the latest version, please run 'dfu-util -l' and post the output here.

Re: NeoTool/dfu-util bug - No such Alternate Setting: rootfs

2008-11-06 Thread Dale Maggee
Mikko Ohtamaa wrote: Symptoms dfu-util/Neotool fails to flash Openmoko when using wiki.openmoko.org instructions: sudo ./dfu-util.1 -a rootfs -R -D Fat_and_Dirty_OM.200809_20081023.rootfs.jffs2 dfu-util - (C) 2007 by OpenMoko Inc. This program is Free Software and has ABSOLUTELY NO

Re: NeoTool - v1.2 available

2008-11-01 Thread Dale Maggee
Thanks for Neotool! You're welcome! :) Found a typo: Neotool Configurification (instead of Configuration) And menu item 'setup neotool' takes to 'neotool configuration', a consistency in the names would make it easier to use. Are you sure that it's inconsistent? I just had a look and

Determine Distro?

2008-11-01 Thread Dale Maggee
Hi, Does anyone know a way to determine which distro I have on my freerunner from the command line? I'm looking into adding the ability for NeoTool to import and export contacts, but to do that I'd need a way to determine whether the user has 2007.2, Qtopia, 2008.x, or FSO installed. I was

Re: Determine Distro?

2008-11-01 Thread Dale Maggee
Tim Churchard wrote: Dale Maggee wrote: Hi, Does anyone know a way to determine which distro I have on my freerunner from the command line? I'm looking into adding the ability for NeoTool to import and export contacts, but to do that I'd need a way to determine whether the user has

Re: NeoTool - v1.2 available

2008-11-01 Thread Dale Maggee
nice work! Thanks could i make a feature request? as there is a link on the om site pointing to the 'latest' kernel/uboot/rootfs to download, could neotool be developed further, to download it and then flash it all in one step? or is this impossible because a long pause (while the

Re: Determine Distro?

2008-11-01 Thread Dale Maggee
Charles Pax wrote: On Sat, Nov 1, 2008 at 10:03 AM, Dale Maggee [EMAIL PROTECTED]wrote: Does anyone know a way to determine which distro I have on my freerunner from the command line? I'm looking into adding the ability for NeoTool to import and export contacts, but to do that I'd need

NeoTool - v1.2 available

2008-10-31 Thread Dale Maggee
All, Just a quick note to announce a new version of NeoTool. Life has interfered with my ability to work on this lately, so there are only a couple of smallish changes: - Changed information at pre-flash prompt to include instructions for how to get to the NOR menu. eliminated any mention

Re: [Fwd: [Bug 288747] Re: [needs-packaging] neotool]

2008-10-31 Thread Dale Maggee
Wow, cool! Does this mean that there's now a debian package? I just saw your other message about this, does this mean that the issues you were having are solved? Great stuff. It would be great if you could update the NeoTool wiki page with instructions on installing on debian / ubuntu. I

Re: GTA03 - buttons or touchscreen

2008-10-27 Thread Dale Maggee
Jelle De Loecker wrote: Dale Maggee schreef: Jelle De Loecker wrote: I wonder if most people's need for a physical keyboard is a consequence of the GTA02's small screen. (Well, it's too small to use as a screen AND a keyboard at the same time, I think) Just make the screen big enough

Re: GTA03 - buttons or touchscreen

2008-10-26 Thread Dale Maggee
Jelle De Loecker wrote: I wonder if most people's need for a physical keyboard is a consequence of the GTA02's small screen. (Well, it's too small to use as a screen AND a keyboard at the same time, I think) Just make the screen big enough to use the virtual keyboard easily, I think the

Re: GTA03 - buttons or touchscreen

2008-10-25 Thread Dale Maggee
definitely 3) qwerty + touchscreen This shouldn't be too hard to do, I don't think it's too much to ask of OM - surely the keyboard could be a built-in USB keyboard, which would mean that all the software etc is already there. All we'd need is a way to disable the on-screen keyboard, something

Re: Finger Keyboard

2008-10-24 Thread Dale Maggee
on 2007.2: Traceback (most recent call last): File ./fingerkeyboard.py, line 62, in module import etk ImportError: No module named etk :( I also like the Idea, though, but some thoughts: - The fullscreen keyboard should also have a 'paste' button, so that when you select the field (i.e:

Re: Is Openmoko working on their 'back to basics' plan?

2008-10-24 Thread Dale Maggee
John, Thank you very much, it's reassuring to hear these updates and to know that you guys are indeed working on it. I think that you'll make alot of people very happy if you keep updates like this coming! Don't let a couple of negative opinions worry you. Personally I've had times when I've

Re: Back to the basics: improving user experience

2008-10-23 Thread Dale Maggee
the same usage/behavior as Dale Maggee wrote. I also hope that 2007.2 can be improved and maintained until there is a really stable distro. On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 1:17 PM, Dale Maggee [EMAIL PROTECTED]wrote: I'm still using 2007.2, because in my experience it does have the most solid phone

Re: Back to the basics: improving user experience

2008-10-22 Thread Dale Maggee
I'm still using 2007.2, because in my experience it does have the most solid phone/sms functionality. It's far from perfect, though: - Suspend / resume is a dog, and since it's not being worked on any more I'm doubtful that this will ever be fixed. I have suspend and resume turned off, and use

Re: Openmoko Community newsletter, October 4th to 19th

2008-10-20 Thread Dale Maggee
as others have said, thanks alot for your work with these updates Minh! Great stuff! Minh Ha Duong wrote: Hello everybody, welcome to the unofficial Openmoko Community newsletter, October 4th to 19th issue. The two big news are the launch of opkg.org, an application directory, and

Re: Back to the basics: improving user experience

2008-10-19 Thread Dale Maggee
arne anka wrote: ==Pim device== imho that's exactly the kind of task openmoko did _not_ ask for. I would respectfully disagree - Openmoko asked about Improving user experience, and users are saying they want to experience PIM capabilities. there are a lot of posts lately

Re: Weekly Engineering News 41/2008: back to the basics

2008-10-17 Thread Dale Maggee
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Re: Back to the basics: improving user experience

2008-10-17 Thread Dale Maggee
My 1/50th of a dollar... A lot of people have made some really good points and suggestions here. Here's what I'd like to see personally, in order of priority, with absolutely no consideration given to feasability or difficulty what I want ;) : 1. rock-solid phone / sms functionality, with

Re: [2008.X] Flashing the kernel live

2008-09-25 Thread Dale Maggee
Kelvie Wong wrote: I was just wondering, is there a way to flash the kernel live (i.e. with the software still running)? Is the boot partition (it's on the NAND Flash somewhere) something I can just mount and override a file? Or do I have to use dd? Or is there some trickery I can do

Re: g_file_storage

2008-09-21 Thread Dale Maggee
Christian Adams wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 moinmoin, did anyone manage to get the usb-gadget g_file_storage to work properly? for me it's no problem to do: ifconfig usb0 down rmmod cdc-ether rmmod g_ether modprobe g_file_storage file=... but what - at least

Re: (Some?) 3G support for Linux from Nokia - relevant for future models?

2008-09-17 Thread Dale Maggee
Mikko Rauhala wrote: Personally I'll be loathe to buy Nokia products anyway, they're just way too inconsistent with their policies and have no commitment to free software whatsoever. But, if something good comes out of them, that's, well, good. Open source or not, you've gotta admit Nokia

NeoTool v1.1 is available

2008-09-17 Thread Dale Maggee
I've been hard at work again, and a new version my utility is now available... I've renamed it (again) to NeoTool. Download it from [1] I've also created a wiki page for it at [2], and linked to it from the Flash and Backup wiki pages. Major new features include: - Support for multiple

Re: community written community update

2008-09-17 Thread Dale Maggee
Minh Ha Duong wrote: Hi all, We all love Community Updates, but that's a huge endeavour for one person to tackle. So let us try a little social experiment here: community written community update. I just posted an outlined list of bullet points at:

Re: NeoTool v1.1 is available

2008-09-17 Thread Dale Maggee
Daniel Hedblom wrote: Looks really nice and seems friendly enough for the beginners. Its amazing what one can do with bash =) //danielh Thanks! :) ___ Openmoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org

Re: NeoTool v1.1 is available

2008-09-17 Thread Dale Maggee
Shawn prjktdtnt Thompson wrote: Dale, This is some great work! Thank you for letting me work with you on this to support multiple devices. -Shawn Thanks! And thanks for your help and suggestion! ___ Openmoko community mailing list

Re: NeoTool v1.1 is available [OT]

2008-09-17 Thread Dale Maggee
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dale Maggee wrote: [1] http://users.on.net/~antisol/neotool [2] http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/NeoTool Oh ... you're antisol :) I'm roguetr, nice to see you friend ;) hehe Sarton I am indeed

Re: Should I update u-boot?

2008-09-16 Thread Dale Maggee
Vinc Duran wrote: On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 10:07 PM, Marco Trevisan (Treviño) [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: u-boot is effectively your bios and therefore fwiu facilitates power management and the like. Certain features will benefit like suspend and booting from ext3. I'dd

Re: FSO/ASU not registering on the Australian Vodafone GSM network

2008-09-16 Thread Dale Maggee
Bill, I'm on the Aussie Vodafone network, using an old sim card I've had for *many* years (it's red and labelled sim^2 [i.e sim squared]), and FSO3 works fine for me, although sometimes it takes a little while to prompt for my PIN. as for ASU I can't be sure - the last time I tested it it

Re: Screen shot failure?

2008-09-16 Thread Dale Maggee
Iain B. Findleton wrote: Aborts with some message about not being able to convert the png CREATOR field to an ISO charset. Anybody know the solution to this one? google is your friend ___ Openmoko community mailing list

Re: Screen shot failure?

2008-09-16 Thread Dale Maggee
Iain B. Findleton wrote: Hardly. Its the screen shot application on the GTA-02 that fails with this message. I know what the png field actually is. My question is whether there is a fix or configuration requirement for my FreeRunner. yes there is, and if you type the error message into

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