Re: GTA04-N900 vel. Neo900

2013-08-28 Thread arne anka
I would say, maemo fremantle is great. if we could manage to make it free, i. e. rewrite it's non-free parts, and make it available on more platforms, like nexus, it'll be great. having free hardware in n900 case it good too. but first of all let's get working free, indeed free maemo. not the

Re: GTA04-N900 vel. Neo900

2013-08-28 Thread Paul Wise
On Wed, Aug 28, 2013 at 10:12 AM, arne anka wrote: maemo isn't great If I were using Maemo, I guess the biggest problem for me would be security support, I wonder if there is any right now? imo, the way to go would be to port all of maemo to debian thereby getting Your wording isn't clear

Re: GTA04-N900 vel. Neo900

2013-08-28 Thread joerg Reisenweber
On Wed 28 August 2013 10:33:47 Paul Wise wrote: There is some info about how different Maemo (all versions) is from Debian in these files: http://dex.alioth.debian.org/census/Maemo/sources.new http://dex.alioth.debian.org/census/Maemo/sources.patches

Re: GTA04-N900 vel. Neo900

2013-08-28 Thread Norayr Chilingarian
Non-free maemo isn't redistributable. There's must be free maemo version. The existing version won't be possible to flash to gta-04 because it is currently not possible to do that. It's different hardware. Otherwise it won't be necessary to port SHR to n900, that's obvious. So, in order to

Re: GTA04-N900 vel. Neo900

2013-08-28 Thread joerg Reisenweber
On Wed 28 August 2013 22:21:18 Norayr Chilingarian wrote: [...] Also, I believe many apps like GPS apps which use liblocation won't work, because liblocation is proprietary, and needs to be rewritten with the same interface. GolDeliCo won't ship the Neo900 with maemo pre-installed. We got (or

Re: GTA04-N900 vel. Neo900

2013-08-28 Thread Sebastian Krzyszkowiak
On Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 1:14 AM, joerg Reisenweber jo...@openmoko.org wrote: While rewriting blobs is a long term minor goal of CSSU [1], we won't do a complete rewrite of every closed blob for Neo900 fremantle-port. Actually if we did, we could use any arbitrary hardware ├╝latform and just