Re: handwriting recognition?

2008-06-17 Thread ramsesoriginal
Some time ago (or better: a long long time ago) someone in the list posted a thread about handwriting rekognition on the Neo. In the title there was also the word graffiti, and somone in the list said that he's a graffiti official, and that it would be better to not use it as a name to avoid

Re: moko running everything as root

2008-06-16 Thread ramsesoriginal
I don't read through the whole thread (i'm short on time, sorry), but having users would be part of a good security in depth structure. You talk about compromittingdata, but never thing ofotehr thinks. For example: i have acess for some seconds to the phone. runnign as root, i change the dns to

GSoC projects

2008-06-16 Thread ramsesoriginal
Hi there. Reading through the GSoC updates, i saw that (atl least) two used Markov Model . I have no idea what that is, or how it's used, i just wanted to ask if it's the same functionality? Because ifyes, joining the forces and implementing a Markov Model Demon, which offers its services through

Re: Free Runner price vs iphone 3G price - Things clear

2008-06-10 Thread ramsesoriginal
On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 12:51 AM, Robert Taylor [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Jorge . wrote: Hello, This post is going further my expectations :) so, lets put the things in order: Okay. 1) FreeRunner and its freedom is the best, so we dont need an argue about the good reasons to buy one :)

Re: using the openmoko neo101 in mass storage mode

2008-05-31 Thread ramsesoriginal
On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 9:26 PM, Lorn Potter [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Andy Green wrote: [snip] I think most phones that are capable of doing usb network/storage do this, as well as the Nokia tablet devices. It is not that difficult to make the software safely umount the sd/cf/whatever on

Re: multi-tutch?

2008-05-29 Thread ramsesoriginal
More or less I knew that, but, as you can see in the video/read in the news, microsoft stated tat the Windows 7 Multitouch works on standard touchscreens.. On Thu, May 29, 2008 at 7:37 AM, Federico Lorenzi [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, May 29, 2008 at 7:33 AM, Federico Lorenzi [EMAIL

Re: Car Mode Application...

2008-05-28 Thread ramsesoriginal
Tadaaa.. the missing piece for the perfect Freerunner.. On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 8:24 PM, Marco Trevisan (Treviño) [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: ramsesoriginal wrote: Sounds all pretty intresting. The only problem I see is that 'till now we only have a location, but not a navigation app (even

Re: multi-tutch?

2008-05-28 Thread ramsesoriginal
Ok, as most of you probably did by now, you heared about the Windows 7 presentation. The most precise of you may have noticed: All of the multitouch is also aviable on normal touchscreens (in fact it was shown on a normal tablet notebook). Sooo.. what does this meen for us? simple: it's

Re: Car Mode Application...

2008-05-27 Thread ramsesoriginal
Sounds all pretty intresting. The only problem I see is that 'till now we only have a location, but not a navigation app (even if that shouldn't be a probelm, when we have reliable maps). In what language/toolkit do you plan to work? On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 5:08 PM, Staley, Daniel L [EMAIL

DE-crypting calls

2008-05-16 Thread ramsesoriginal
I was just wondering: we have seen the problems of encryptingcalls. But what about decrypting them? Let*s say someone hasa method to call you with some sort of encryption.. would it be possible to write a decryption for it? Maybe public key? -- My corner of the web:

Programming in Ruby [WAS: Re: Freerunner games / using motion sensors in C]

2008-05-13 Thread ramsesoriginal
Hi there. What about programmin in ruby? Are there already some bindings present to access accellerometers/gps/bluetooth/etc ? If not, are there any plans on making them? On Tue, May 13, 2008 at 9:01 AM, Andy Green [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1

Re: Marble Maze (was: Re: A few questions about the games)

2008-05-13 Thread ramsesoriginal
Something like neverball or neverput would be really cool. On Tue, May 13, 2008 at 1:20 AM, Joe Pfeiffer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: ian douglas writes: Joe Pfeiffer wrote: http://www.amazon.com/none-CAR190-Labyrinth/dp/B0ISLL Yeah, that's exactly the game I'm thinking of. I

Re: Programming in Ruby [WAS: Re: Freerunner games / using motionsensors in C]

2008-05-13 Thread ramsesoriginal
of what makes ruby nice in the first place. If you can compile a C program for the moko I bet you could easily make some ruby bindings. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of ramsesoriginal Sent: Tuesday, May 13, 2008 5:13 AM

Gaming on Openmoko?

2008-05-09 Thread ramsesoriginal
I just watched http://gizmodo.com/388688/raging-thunder-iphone-racing-game-shows-tons-of-potential, and asked myself what sorts of games are tested/planned/running on the freerunner: For example, is planet Penguin Racer Working? -- My corner of the web: http://blog.ramsesoriginal.org

Re: Gaming on Openmoko?

2008-05-09 Thread ramsesoriginal
port some gameboy emulator or something, since we do have 2D, but then the button thing hit me =P On Sat, 2008-05-10 at 00:04 +0200, ramsesoriginal wrote: I just watched http://gizmodo.com/388688/raging-thunder-iphone-racing-game

Re: Multi-Level Markting - Is OpenMoko interested in?

2008-05-05 Thread ramsesoriginal
I dont remembre if I already mentioned it or only planned to mention it, but i would recommend giving http://zooppa.com/ a look when it comes to advertising. I think the Openmoko would be a great product for this kind of advertisement. Basically its user generatet advertisement. In a really funny

Re: youtube freerunner vid is up

2008-04-30 Thread ramsesoriginal
I see a splendid career at techcrunch/engaged/gizmodo for you kids, Steve :D and for the screen, in the related videos there is a video from trolltech where they show of a freerunner and you see the screen. On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 4:50 PM, Kosa [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I was very sure there

Re: mobile gps gaming

2008-04-30 Thread ramsesoriginal
Urban Tag On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 6:12 PM, Ortwin Regel [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: We'd need a compass for a working 3D world window. Else the phone can't be certain (though it could estimate) where it is facing. I am very interested in GPS games. A PacMan-like game that automatically

Re: youtube freerunner vid is up

2008-04-30 Thread ramsesoriginal
sure, i meant this one :D On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 10:04 PM, Marco Trevisan (Treviño) [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Jens Fursund wrote: and for the screen, in the related videos there is a video from trolltech where they show of a freerunner and you see the screen. Where did you find

Re: Community Update???

2008-04-29 Thread ramsesoriginal
Whi not have an official openmoko twitter stream? On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 8:10 PM, Marco Trevisan (Treviño) [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Andreas Hennig wrote: since the last official community update was a few week ago Months? :o :| Anyway I do prefer they're working on shipping the

Re: Engineering Driven vs. Community Driven (was Re: Ugliness)

2008-04-29 Thread ramsesoriginal
Ok, my experience in the marketing field is very specific, and my experience as an engineer is practically non-existant (i'm still studying), so i wil lsimply step back and listen to you guys on this discussion. I just wanted to point out a really cool idea/product/service (call it like you want):

Re: Video Playback virtually impossible on Neo Freerunner? (Re: Video of Qt 4.4 on Neo1973: brings iPhone like graphics)

2008-04-28 Thread ramsesoriginal
:51 +0200 ramsesoriginal [EMAIL PROTECTED] babbled: I'm not an expert, so maybe this question is silly, but it just popped to my mind: using mencod, couldn't you decode the video, store it in decoded form and then you have onyl to copy it? If this would be possible, you cold make

Re: Italy User Group

2008-04-27 Thread ramsesoriginal
I am organizing one in South Tyrol. I want just to check all the person who said they want one (more then twenty), and then look how many more we need to come to a complete set of k*10 Neos. Probably i'll also buy something like 7 or 8 neos for my own to write custome software to then resell to

Re: Video Playback virtually impossible on Neo Freerunner? (Re: Video of Qt 4.4 on Neo1973: brings iPhone like graphics)

2008-04-27 Thread ramsesoriginal
On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 1:42 AM, The Rasterman Carsten Haitzler [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sun, 27 Apr 2008 22:48:53 + Federico Lorenzi [EMAIL PROTECTED] babbled: Well, after doing a few tests, (mainly thanks to ahven and SpeedEvil on IRC), the Neo can handle a 160x128 H264 (with

Re: Newbee wants to kick start - second try

2008-04-25 Thread ramsesoriginal
If it's like that, then a simple amplitude-modulation over a pre-recorded, fixed, carrier of the encrypted data should be no problem, since amplitudes are sent... On Sat, Apr 26, 2008 at 12:09 AM, Flemming Richter Mikkelsen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 4/24/08, ramsesoriginal [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: Newbee wants to kick start - second try

2008-04-24 Thread ramsesoriginal
On Thu, Apr 24, 2008 at 2:47 PM, Adilson Oliveira [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hello. Sorry for being pushy but I've seem even blank emails being answered, I wonder why mine wasn't the first time so I decided to try again :) That happens

Re: 10 PACK UPDATE!!!

2008-04-24 Thread ramsesoriginal
Wow, great, fantastic! Openmoko, we 3 u! Thats a great Idea! On Thu, Apr 24, 2008 at 9:44 PM, steve [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I decided to do something EXTRA for the groups of people who are uniting to execute a group sales. Every 10 pack, will come with a box of stuff. 10 pouches and 10

Re: 99

2008-04-21 Thread ramsesoriginal
On Mon, Apr 21, 2008 at 2:57 PM, Brandon Kruger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sun April 20 2008 8:29:01 pm Nick Guenther wrote: On Sun, Apr 20, 2008 at 8:19 PM, Brandon Kruger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sun April 20 2008 7:27:06 pm Kevin Dean wrote: I'm happy paying $399 for all ye

Re: photographs of box and POSSIBLE contents of Neo Freerunner

2008-04-21 Thread ramsesoriginal
On Mon, Apr 21, 2008 at 9:38 PM, Michael Shiloh [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Remember, Steve is still deciding what to include in the box. These are just a bunch of stuff that fit, from which he is making decisions: http://quickstart.openmoko.org/photographs/ Thank you. Wow. Finally, something

Openmoko sounds, Motto

2008-04-21 Thread ramsesoriginal
Following Michaels request for a homepage for the photos, I stumbled upon two simple questions: 1) Do we have soem sort of motto (like Hello Moto, Connecting People, ...) 2) Is there an official Openmoko sound set? Systems sounds, but maybe even a specific song or something? This could also be

Re: Openmoko sounds, Motto

2008-04-21 Thread ramsesoriginal
the openness. 2008/4/21, ramsesoriginal [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Following Michaels request for a homepage for the photos, I stumbled upon two simple questions: 1) Do we have soem sort of motto (like Hello Moto, Connecting People, ...) 2) Is there an official Openmoko sound set

Re: Openmoko sounds, Motto

2008-04-21 Thread ramsesoriginal
and desist letter. We coudl place bet's :D On Mon, Apr 21, 2008 at 11:14 PM, Philippe Guillebert [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: ramsesoriginal wrote: Following Michaels request for a homepage for the photos, I stumbled upon two simple questions: 1) Do we have soem sort of motto (like Hello Moto

Re: Openmoko sounds, Motto

2008-04-21 Thread ramsesoriginal
On Mon, Apr 21, 2008 at 11:35 PM, Georg Michelitsch [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: ramsesoriginal wrote on 04/21/2008 10:53 PM: Following Michaels request for a homepage for the photos, I stumbled upon two simple questions: 1) Do we have soem sort of motto (like Hello Moto, Connecting People

Re: Openmoko sounds, Motto

2008-04-21 Thread ramsesoriginal
://www.luckymojo.com/mojo.html ramsesoriginal wrote: Following Michaels request for a homepage for the photos, I stumbled upon two simple questions: 1) Do we have soem sort of motto (like Hello Moto, Connecting People, ...) 2) Is there an official Openmoko sound set? Systems sounds

Re: Openmoko sounds, Motto

2008-04-21 Thread ramsesoriginal
On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 12:16 AM, Georg Michelitsch [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: ramsesoriginal wrote on 04/21/2008 11:48 PM: Concerning the soundset (if I understood right you meant something like a standard sound for the phone-startup as a lot of other companies pratice) I think

Re: Don't ship GTA02v5 without the rework

2008-04-20 Thread ramsesoriginal
I this mail is great. I totally agree! Sure, as Marco said, if no phone is still produced, and the change is minimal, then it would be better to start proucing right away with he improved versions.But I think most people can live with a brighter led, even if that means some battery life less. On

Re: Do we REALLY need a phone?

2008-04-20 Thread ramsesoriginal
On Sun, Apr 20, 2008 at 12:10 PM, Stefano Cavallari [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: (sorry for the length of this message) I was thinking today about how the phone system is quite dead without no one noticing it. We are paying unreasonable tariffs for just sending data which happens to be voice.

Re: Do we REALLY need a phone?

2008-04-20 Thread ramsesoriginal
On Sun, Apr 20, 2008 at 2:51 PM, kenneth marken [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sunday 20 April 2008 14:23:26 Stefano Cavallari wrote: You can potentially use less bandwidth if you choose more intelligent codecs. And yes I'm for paying actual bandwidth for mobile Internet. The Internet

Re: oredring the Freerunner as an research item

2008-04-15 Thread ramsesoriginal
As far as I know, this holds true for many countries. I used to work in a logistic/marketing/other stuff buisness, and in many places labeling transportations as research item was a good idea (but it has to be, in some way, related to research, because it gets controlled) On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at

Re: FreeRunner Pricing and PVT update

2008-04-15 Thread ramsesoriginal
On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 11:49 PM, steve [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: what you guys actually want to see me dance? Oh hm... YES! xD and also some of my female (and even male) friends asked about coloring: the preferred ones: -red -pink (yes, really) -blue -kiwi-green -- My corner of the

Re: Buying the lunchbox

2008-04-14 Thread ramsesoriginal
Thanks Steve. That's the right way! On Sun, Apr 13, 2008 at 10:31 PM, Marc Verwerft [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: That's a philsophy and business approach that makes sense for you and for me! Thanks Steve On Sun, Apr 13, 2008 at 7:21 PM, steve [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Another way to

Re: PVT Update.

2008-04-14 Thread ramsesoriginal
That's really great news! And by the way, Steve, thank you for the constant updates (and the whole bunch of updates of today), it feels great beeing informed! On Mon, Apr 14, 2008 at 7:56 AM, Christ van Willegen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Steve, all, On Mon, Apr 14, 2008 at 4:01 AM, steve

Re: FreeRunner Pricing and PVT update

2008-04-14 Thread ramsesoriginal
On Mon, Apr 14, 2008 at 10:56 AM, Ivo Anjo [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It would be cool also if the Y-cable needed for powered usb host was included. Since I understand that the cable is kind of custom, and that's one of the highlights of the neo (being able to connect usb stuff directly to it),

Re: FreeRunner Pricing and PVT update

2008-04-12 Thread ramsesoriginal
Thats great news! Just a quick question: will it be possible to buy the lunchbox as an own product? On Sat, Apr 12, 2008 at 1:51 PM, Shawn [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thanks Steve for the update. I have my money all saved up and ready! . . .Shawn - Original Message From: steve

Re: Quikwriting

2008-04-12 Thread ramsesoriginal
On Sat, Apr 12, 2008 at 5:13 PM, Ortwin Regel [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Quikwriting is the best input method for finger input on a small touchscreen like the Neo's that I have come across. http://mrl.nyu.edu/~perlin/demos/quikwriting.html There have been positive comments towards it on the

Synchronization

2008-04-11 Thread ramsesoriginal
This topic was discussed a while ago, and I didn't heard anything about it since then (but since I missed a month or two it can already be clear by now.. I for myself don't know). I am speaking about the synchronization between the phone and other devise, could it be PC, a MAC, another phone, or

Re: Synchronization

2008-04-11 Thread ramsesoriginal
On Fri, Apr 11, 2008 at 5:25 PM, David Pottage [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, April 11, 2008 3:57 pm, Joe Pfeiffer wrote: ramsesoriginal writes: [snip] ... I am speaking about the synchronization between the phone and other devise, could it be PC, a MAC, another phone, or even just

Re: Data over normal GSM call

2008-04-10 Thread ramsesoriginal
By applying some sort of modulation (fm? am? psm?) it should be possible to transfere data over gsm, but on a much lower speed then through the data channel. On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 7:34 PM, Harald Welte [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, Apr 08, 2008 at 10:22:10AM -0400, Dan Staley wrote: Does

Re: Product Update

2008-04-06 Thread ramsesoriginal
On Mon, Apr 7, 2008 at 12:51 AM, Tim Kersten [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sun, Apr 6, 2008 at 11:44 PM, steve [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: As I explained a while back we had a few milestones to hit before beginning mass production. The First was DVT. Building phones and verifying

Re: Loosing your moko

2008-04-04 Thread ramsesoriginal
On Fri, Apr 4, 2008 at 12:43 PM, Alexey Feldgendler [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, 04 Apr 2008 07:35:17 +0200, Michele Renda [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: When I steal the phone, the first thing that I will do is to turn off the phone. Then because I am afraid to be detected by cell I will

Re: Loosing your moko

2008-04-04 Thread ramsesoriginal
On Fri, Apr 4, 2008 at 4:45 PM, Sean Anderson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It's certainly prudent to realise that this is far from a full-proof phone theft prevention system. I realise it's a little redundant to say aaw, but no security is airtight anyway!, but it's worth pointing out

Re: Loosing your moko

2008-04-04 Thread ramsesoriginal
I too am (some sort of) developer. I tried to mess around a bit with soem simple openmoko programming some months ago (pre-GTA01), but since then we've gotten a long way. as far as I can understand it, most of this options ould'nt be difficult, and if the correct bindings are provided, could even

Re: TomTom on Openmoko?

2008-03-27 Thread ramsesoriginal
I am of the idea that a navigation system would be THE killer-app for the openmoko, and I personally know many persons that would also pay extra money to have a navigator on a phone. We have various possibilities: we could try to make some sort of deal with TomTom, write our own system based on

Re: TomTom on Openmoko?

2008-03-27 Thread ramsesoriginal
Ok, this is really cool. I don't even noticed it 'till know :D 2008/3/27 Joseph Reeves [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Navigation and OSM data submittal? What's wrong with tangogps? Sounds like it already does what you ask for: http://www.tangogps.org/ Joseph On 27/03/2008, ramsesoriginal

Re: TomTom on Openmoko?

2008-03-27 Thread ramsesoriginal
I can't do anything but quote Marco on this: If you look at the area where I live (South Tyrol, Italy), there are entire valleys missing. I am more then willing to upload data to OSM, bnut till the data is there, i have to navigate somehow.. On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 11:44 PM, Marco Trevisan

Re: Drawing icons...

2008-03-26 Thread ramsesoriginal
perfect, thank you! are there any special needs (no gradients, no blue, whatever)? On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 11:12 AM, Sean Moss-Pultz [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Gianluca wrote: Hello, I am sorry to write directly to you, but in this moment I dunno who is the guy involved in drawing

Re: Price of the Freerunner published?

2008-03-21 Thread ramsesoriginal
On Thu, Mar 20, 2008 at 3:52 PM, Pietro m0nt0 Montorfano [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Christian Beier ha scritto: Am Wed, 19 Mar 2008 22:48:10 +0100 schrieb Carlo E. Prelz [EMAIL PROTECTED]: What we Europeans would need is a FIC subsidiary somewhere here, As I read FIC has some

Re: Community update: The 850 MHz issue

2007-11-06 Thread ramsesoriginal
On Nov 6, 2007 6:39 PM, hank williams [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Common, take a look outside of your own borders. It's hard to inmagine an Open Source phone gaining any traction at all in the US, land of software patents, closed standards and telco control. There are quit a few OSS

Re: Please welcome Graeme Gregory

2007-10-03 Thread ramsesoriginal
Welcome Greg! good luck! On 10/1/07, Steven Le Roux [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Welcome Greg ;) On Tue, 02 Oct 2007 02:06:25 +0800, Sean Moss-Pultz [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dear Community, Today I'm extremely excited to announce our latest employee: Graeme Gregory. He's going to be our

Re: dialer suggestion

2007-09-19 Thread ramsesoriginal
Ok, as i already said some times, i think the best would be to have a single app that would allow a simple templating. It could go from some in-deep template=app-system, where the numbers are sned through dbus, to a simple webkit-based(if we already have it, why dont use it?)

Re: compilation of openmoko platform

2007-08-16 Thread ramsesoriginal
On 8/16/07, Al Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thursday 16 August 2007, Ashok Kumar wrote: Hi I am eager to develop some apps for neo. I was trying to compile openmoko platform using MokoMakefile. It took almost 12 hours(in P4 3.2Ghz 512 RAM) in the compilation of alsa-lib. still it

Camera.. again.. but this time just as info for future products

2007-07-31 Thread ramsesoriginal
I just read this info about a new small single-chip-camera. Such a thing would be cool. http://gizmodo.com/gadgets/so-tiny/worlds-smallest-single-chip-camera-is-really-small-283823.php -- My corner of the web: http://ramsesoriginal.wordpress.com My dream, my world: http://abenu.wordpress.com

Re: another GPS idea - speed-sensitive voicemail

2007-07-30 Thread ramsesoriginal
This suggests that altitude might be something to check as well, though as someone else pointed out that's a little late to enable flight mode :) Why do you always think of planes when speaking of altitude? What about Mountain-climbing? Paragliding? Deltaplanes? Private Ultralight-Planes?

Re: Why you won't find me in the forum much

2007-07-26 Thread ramsesoriginal
On 7/26/07, Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: i imagine this mail2forum provides some sort of [Subforum]-tag before each e-mail. To answer to a thread, simply answer the last mail of that thread. To start a new topic, just write [Subforum] New Topic Name as Subject of the

Re: Why you won't find me in the forum much

2007-07-26 Thread ramsesoriginal
On 7/26/07, Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Am 26.07.2007 um 08:06 schrieb [EMAIL PROTECTED]: ... So when an official forum is blessed by someone, please make sure it is a forum that has a *bidirectional* email gateway. Anything else is simply sub-standard for my

Re: email vs forum (was Re: OK, the forum is coming..)

2007-07-26 Thread ramsesoriginal
Ehrm.. try looking at the settings, maybe you habe simply deactivated it. Because for me it works pretty fine with the threated view. oh, yes, and by the way, the possibility to format text and include images/links/wathever would be really good for the average user. On 7/25/07, Steven ** [EMAIL

Re: email vs forum

2007-07-25 Thread ramsesoriginal
On 7/25/07, Sebastian Krause [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Not trying to prove something -- trying to give benefit of long experience in similar situations. Email is substantially more efficient, because it is intrinsically more powerful. For example: 8) Staying in

Re: email vs forum

2007-07-25 Thread ramsesoriginal
On 7/25/07, Sebastian Krause [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: ramsesoriginal [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: -E-mail: loading hunderts of e-mails with questions that have been discuted at least 300 times and hunderts of flaming e-mails, and maybe dozends of i need this and that app e-mails, just to see

Re: OK, the forum is coming..

2007-07-24 Thread ramsesoriginal
On 7/24/07, wim delvaux [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tuesday 24 July 2007 02:08:32 Daniel Robinson wrote: I already use my browser to read my email. I use Gmail to handle the mail from my domain. I can read it at home, at the coffee house or at my day job. great for you but AFAIK almost

Re: Multi-touch, screen size, and case shape.

2007-07-24 Thread ramsesoriginal
On 7/24/07, Shawn Rutledge [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Yes I agree with all your points. I suspect the Apple patents are on the interaction techniques, and possibly on some specific hardware. Obviously multi-touch existed a few years ago (FingerWorks was around, and I think the FTIR method was

Re: Camera on GTA02

2007-07-24 Thread ramsesoriginal
It would be enough (easy saying) if someone would make some camera that fits into the whole in the body of the NEO.. the half-circle-one. With bluethooth interaction. Would be great.. just find someone who produces it? Maybe the FIC could start some sort of addon-series, small gadgets that fit in

Re: Camera on GTA02

2007-07-24 Thread ramsesoriginal
On 7/24/07, AVee [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tuesday 24 July 2007 01:21, Giles Jones wrote: On 24 Jul 2007, at 00:09, Nkoli wrote: Nokia are a brand, along with Samsung and Sony Ericsson they own the market. It's unrealistic to think this phone can get huge market share. Simply because you

Re: Marketing...

2007-07-23 Thread ramsesoriginal
On 7/21/07, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I think most people are jumping way too far ahead.. agree If this is to be used by anyone other than linux geeks it has to have windows support. completely agree It has to synch with outlook. If it does not work seemlessly with

Re: Significant Numbers of Non-Developers?

2007-07-20 Thread ramsesoriginal
On 7/20/07, Jeff Rush [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've been reading the archives of the various OpenMoko lists and I've noticed a significant number of people who admit they are not programmers at all, or that this is their first exposure to Linux. I'm curious what a non-programmer is going to do

Re: mozilla based browser for maemo...

2007-07-19 Thread ramsesoriginal
It would be nice to have also a webkit-based browser. On 7/18/07, kenneth marken [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wednesday 18 July 2007 05:58:29 Thomas Gstädtner wrote: Looks very(!) promising! According to the documentation on the page the UI is completely abstract so a OpenMoko gui shouldn't

Re: projects of interest? - mebot

2007-07-19 Thread ramsesoriginal
IF (and only if) we have some sort of navigator map, there should be no problem. If we have some sort of route-tracking and the possiblity to save places, it would be even simpler: Just store everything as a graph, and Then use one of the many Graph-algorithms out there. I think a simple

Helping developers

2007-07-19 Thread ramsesoriginal
As far as I have seen, we have a bit of a mess with the devlopers. Everybody makes everyting, and noone documents it. We should try to focus on modularisation: The gsmd team just gives us an api, the definition of the dbus and the xml config file. The SMS team just releases the information about

Re: Why iPhone using AJAX was genius

2007-07-19 Thread ramsesoriginal
Could also be a cool feature for the advertisments (maybe not the official ones, but when you talk about with your friends):You can also use ALL OF the iPhone apps out there, besides the (hopefully) thousands of OpenMoko Apps On 7/3/07, Frederic Kettelhoit [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: complete

Re: mozilla based browser for maemo...

2007-07-19 Thread ramsesoriginal
cool! But is this only the enjime? Have we some sort of end-user-ready version? On 7/19/07, Florent THIERY [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 7/19/07, ramsesoriginal [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It would be nice to have also a webkit-based browser. http://zecke.blogspot.com/2007/07/webkit-progress.html

Re: projects of interest?

2007-07-19 Thread ramsesoriginal
I am working on some sort of paint for OpenMoko (Just as a training to learn gtk/improve my skills). If i manage to creat a halfway good plugin systme, the kanji trainer could be a plugin for this one. On 7/19/07, Andreas Jellinghaus [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I would like to train my vocabulary

Re: Hardware/Software UI Relationship

2007-07-18 Thread ramsesoriginal
I still think that some sort of modular keyboard (i mean: template, skin, whatever you may call it) would be the best solution: everyone chooses what fit's better for his needs. And everyone can develope in a simple way some sort of keyboard in the meanwhile, and we have plenty to choose from for

Re: Using GPS to automatically find and use Points of Interest

2007-07-18 Thread ramsesoriginal
A path-tracking ability would be great in any case. Just as an example: the local alpinist group bought a device for several thousend euros to track all the footpathes nd have a nice map. Or the Energy firm here in italy is doing the same for the gas pipelines. But it could also help finding back

Re: projects of interest?

2007-07-18 Thread ramsesoriginal
I though that this phone could be great for Bars/restourants/pubs: a simple wifi network, and an app which syncs the order typed (or choosen) by the waiter whith a waiter. There are plenty of such devices, I know, but if a phone could also do this, it would be cool. We could write our own server

Re: Not the free phone

2007-07-17 Thread ramsesoriginal
On 7/16/07, Visti Andresen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Perhaps a different name different locations ;o) The Phone for The Matrix tm. The One Phone for Mddle-earth. The Next Generation Phone for Star Trek tm conventions. The True Phone for religious occasions. Ok, that's not a bad idea.

Re: Hardware/Software UI Relationship

2007-07-17 Thread ramsesoriginal
a wheel dialer, like the good old phones? or maybe a exagonal layot, you know, with the keys fully filling the part assigned to them, i hope you understand. Or even some sort of panning and zooming dialer, like you see the whole dialer, then you press on key, and it zooms to such a degree that

Re: Not the free phone (was: Re: Again: Advertising thoughts

2007-07-17 Thread ramsesoriginal
The Open Phone Our Phone The Human Phone (ok, sounds a bit like Ubuntu) Free your Phone (wich obviously is not the same as The free phone. It sounds good, and is already used in the youtube ads) More then a Phone Phone++ The Phone from people to people The Freedom Phone Teh ub3rz h4ck70r7

Re: Shipping other than UPS

2007-07-17 Thread ramsesoriginal
On 7/17/07, Hans van der Merwe [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Is it possible to get the phones shipped with anyone other than UPS? The fact that the shipping to South Africa is $148.97 and the phone is $300 just makes it impossible to order (this excl taxes etc). And with the Oct Phase 2 phone

Re: Galileo

2007-07-17 Thread ramsesoriginal
http://www.engadget.com/2007/07/16/us-and-eu-nearing-agreement-on-gps-galileo-partnership/ -- My corner of the web: http://ramsesoriginal.wordpress.com My dream, my world: http://abenu.wordpress.com ___ OpenMoko community mailing list

Re: Again: Advertising thoughts

2007-07-16 Thread ramsesoriginal
On 7/16/07, Richard Reichenbacher [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I understand where you are coming from with the OpenMoko's philosophy being the Neo's strong point but I just don't feel that that's enough to draw in the average consumer and the Neo is the perfect device for the tech savvy user,

Re: Again: Advertising thoughts

2007-07-15 Thread ramsesoriginal
On 7/15/07, Mike [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I agree with all of this, and I want to add that the aGPS stuff is our counter to the iphone's camera. Inevitably there will be side by side comparisons after launch (every phone will be compared to the iphone), and the gps is our counter to the

Re: The Openmoko Vo-IP network

2007-07-13 Thread ramsesoriginal
On 7/13/07, Nick Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 7/11/07, George Abraham [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Now that we have a great phone to use, we could use a great channel for communication. The vision is to communicate using the most open channel of communication ( the Internet) using VoIP

Re: TomTom (was Re: [Nederlanders opgelet] Dutch newspaper blog about OpenMoko phone)

2007-07-13 Thread ramsesoriginal
That would be great. Anyone got contacts to TomTom? If they could provide it within the release, it would be a good chance to make ads (eventually toghether) On 7/12/07, Ian Darwin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Also, I guess when the author says navigational software shouldn't be a problem

Re: Openmoko ads on youtube

2007-07-06 Thread ramsesoriginal
18 and 18 are great. WoW. atm i am at work, but another cool idea could be the morphing through all the history of communications: speech, smoke signals, flags, fires, messengers, telegrafs, fone, amateur-radio, and then the openmoko. And the something like: Comunication has always been free. Let

Re: Openmoko ads now on youtube

2007-07-05 Thread ramsesoriginal
Good work. It's exactly the kind of work is mostly missing in the Open Surce field:advertisement. Another possibility to advertise would be creating some standard ads, pictures, that we put on the wiki, and that everyone can post in their local journals. Small journals and magazines mostly

Re: Openmoko ads now on youtube

2007-07-05 Thread ramsesoriginal
With wich Program did you made thouse? Because if it's possible, you could share the project files, or at least tell us the fonts used, so that if someone else is going to make some ads, we could hold the same style. On 7/5/07, Adam Krikstone [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Most people are picking

Re: Touchscreen enable/disable

2007-07-04 Thread ramsesoriginal
It could be possible to achieve the same simply ba combining the volume of the microfone and, if you are calling, and mabe (if it will be integrated) a temperature sensor(wich should'nt be hard to achieve). On 7/4/07, Frederic Kettelhoit [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: the iPhone has a proximity

Re: GPS trail - crazy idea

2007-07-04 Thread ramsesoriginal
it could interface with google maps, http://wikimapia.org/ or have some custome service, as a basis we could use http://wikimap.sourceforge.net/Main_Page On 7/4/07, Urivan Saaib [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Werner, This sounds pretty cool. I've always thinking on a service that could let anyone

Re: An alternative gaming top case

2007-07-03 Thread ramsesoriginal
Hey. I was also thinking about some usb-interfacing-docking-station-sort-of-thing. Since I am a bit into woodcarving, i was thinking about making som sort of wooden outer envelope which interfaces through usb, has an incorporated usb-hub, some sort of d-pad and maybe other functionalities (like a

Re: Custom case designs...

2007-07-03 Thread ramsesoriginal
First they wil lthink that it's a rip-off of the iPod customisation. Then they will think that it's not useful, not functional, only thrown-away money. Then they will see how cool it looks at their buddy's neo, and will buy one for themselves ;) On 7/3/07, Tim Newsom [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I