Neo1973 drawings - 3D model

2007-11-19 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
I also made a simple 3D model of the Neo1973. It's intended more for drawings illustrations, since I didn't have all the dimensions and the model is a bit rough. If anyone has detailed measurements it would be great if they posted them on the wiki. Links to the model some renderings are

Re: Community Update

2007-11-30 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
Standard Precision Service (SPS) for GPS is open to the general public and all information related to it should be unclassified, although some is For Official Use Only (FOUO). Pres Bill Clinton made a Presidential Decree, when he was in office, that gave undiluted precision of SPS to the

Re: Case Schematics

2007-12-27 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
I have no clue why dimensional drawings or 3D models of the Neo haven't been released either. People have been requesting them for quite some time to explore alternate case designs (http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Hardware:Neo1973:Alternate_Cases). I myself would be happy with something as

Re: Community update, January 2, 2008

2008-01-10 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
I would assume the difference to be fiscal vs calendar year. My workplace uses Oct 1st to the start of their fiscal year, with project funding and reseting of vacation time being based around this. For other things we refer to particular quarters of the calendar year. I think expressing

Re: Videos and pictures of Neo FreeRunner at CES:

2008-01-13 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
The boot graphic could look like the old suggested power off image (http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Look_%26_Feel) or the black plain logo (http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Artwork#Logo_Plain) overlaid with a progress bar and a single line of text that tells the current step of the boot process.

Re: CAD files for the case of the Neo will be made available

2008-01-14 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
Yes, you did say they were going to try and make CAD files available. I'm happy to hear further confirmation back so soon. Hopefully it won't take too much longer to get the files. DXF files should also be fine. I know of several free editors that can import these natively or with a plugin

Re: CAD files for the case of the Neo will be made available

2008-01-14 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
Shawn Rutledge wrote: What is your favorite Linux CAD tool for actual 3D work? I have to agree with the people that say Blender is a high quality program. For a simple 3D editor I would suggest something like Art of Illusion (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Art_of_Illusion). In my opinion

Re: Southern California Linux Expo, Feb 8-10 2008

2008-01-14 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
Where did you see that? It wasn't in Current Events-Upcoming events in the Wiki. Too bad I just finished several months in California, won't be going back any time soon (I think) and will miss out on the show in Feb. Anyone know of any other shows coming up in the US that OpenMoko will be

Re: CAD files for the case of the Neo will be made available

2008-01-16 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
. The field will be replaced by minimum acceptable value. * Set Angle Control to 1 * OK* * I'm sure the process would be similar to convert to either of the other 2 formats. Jeremiah Flerchinger* * Wolfgang Spraul wrote: Esben - Interesting. I checked on BRLCAD's website Converting

Re: CAD files for the case of the Neo will be made available

2008-01-16 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
There are converters from .stl and .dxf files to G-code. A web search will bring up a few. I couldn't recommend any because I haven't tried them. Shawn Rutledge wrote: On Jan 14, 2008 8:32 PM, Jeremiah Flerchinger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Can you generate CAM paths with Blender

Re: OpenMoko will be at SVHMPC meeting TONIGHT in Menlo Park

2008-01-16 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
I see OpenMoko as lower level than Android. Users can give feedback into the very core of the hardware software. I expect to someday see Android applications integrated into OpenMoko. Android appears to be just a virtual machine sandbox that sits on top of a Linux core. I don't see most

Re: CAD files for the case of the Neo will be made available

2008-01-16 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
they were designed for at a lower level of detail. Jeremiah Thanks, Wolfgang On Jan 17, 2008, at 10:37 AM, Jeremiah Flerchinger wrote: I don't think ProE by itself is suitable, especially since you need a copy of ProE even to import it to BRLCAD. I myself would suggest Wavefront (.obj

Re: CAD files for the case of the Neo will be made available

2008-01-17 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
intact, that would be great! What do you think? Regards, Wolfgang On Jan 17, 2008, at 1:57 PM, Jeremiah Flerchinger wrote: Wolfgang Spraul wrote: Jeremiah - thanks for the information, that is indeed very helpful. Your list includes DXF, that was the preference before

Re: Digital Compass JavaFX - Additional hardware through custom mods

2008-01-24 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
I agree that additional hardware should not be added to the default phone. If people want additional hardware they should get a custom case with extra room to support hobby projects and build/test these expansion modules themselves. If some of the modules became mainstream I could

Re: Any OS X developers out there working with OpenMoko?

2008-01-25 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
I currently don't have a Neo, nor do I have an iPhone. I currently won't get the latter, due to the current lack of an SDK and being forced into a wireless contract that doesn't meet my needs. I do occasionally work in OS X, but am usually on a Ubuntu desktop. At the time being my plate is

Gizmo for Skype-like functionality in Neo?

2008-01-30 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
Has anyone who actually has hardware right now tried/had luck running a full featured VOIP application in OpenMoko? I'd much rather see Gizmo than Skype, especially since it looks like it's integrated into GrandCentral (http://www.grandcentral.com/) and is based on open standards (and closed

Re: Gizmo for Skype-like functionality in Neo?

2008-01-30 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
the serverless instant messenger http://retroshare.sf.net (Qt gui) will have soon as well VOIP and VIDEO Chat, and this is quite good for openmoko, as this is an encrypted one, so you are safe, that no third party is hearing your Voips. (http://gizmoproject.com/learnmore-nokia800.html).

Re: Gizmo for Skype-like functionality in Neo?

2008-01-30 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
joerg wrote: Am Mi 30. Januar 2008 schrieb Jeremiah Flerchinger: Ekiga is just a client package and doesn't contain a server component, What for do you want to have a server on GTA? BTW linphone is no way different in this aspect AFAIK. I personally wouldn't want a server

Re: What soft phone to port?

2008-01-30 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
I personally don't care much which sip client would be ported. I would like to a sip client that could be eventually integrated with the address book, dialer, webkit (for clicking on sip links) or other apps, to some extent, in the future. I don't know how well all of the different apps

Re: support for using yyyy-mm-dd (2008-01-31) date format in Wiki and elsewhere

2008-02-04 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
I myself am used to using dates like 04 Feb 2008. How about just inverting this order so it matches what you want, but the abbreviation of the month is used? Then nobody would get confused on what is the day what is the month. Joachim Steiger wrote: Ian Darwin wrote: No, they cannot.

Re: I dont know why I was supprised

2008-02-06 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
It's been listed on http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Neo1973_case_schematics#Official_case_schematics for a couple weeks. They could use any help they can get converting to additional file formats (see the note on wiki link). Christopher Earl wrote: www.openmoko.com Today I noticed a change

Re: Input Method Development

2008-02-06 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
to correct an authentication issue. Jeremiah Flerchinger dda wrote: I just received my Neo1973, and since I require Korean input, I'd like to do it myself... I'd like to do something similar to the soft qwerty keyboard -- except that I'd use Korean letters instead of Latin ones. I've poked

Re: Input Method Development

2008-02-08 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
this uim has an embedded scheme interpreter... I don't like that too much for an embedded device... hmm, I have no idea: is it big, slow? It's apparently used on Linux Zaurus. We could adapt the openmoko soft keyboard to interface with uim, and if the API is well designed, the IM module

Re: Any users in Hong Kong?

2008-02-08 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
Hong Kong appears to have decent DOP, as reported on the US Air Force GPS map http://gps.afspc.af.mil/gpsoc/performance_reports.aspx Are you trying indoors or while surrounded by many tall buildings? That would seriously degrade the GPS signal. dda wrote: Hi, The reason I ask is that my

Re: proprietary firmware

2008-02-09 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
I see the concern of using up all the CPU time and wasting power. It would be great if we could have binary patches as downloads with software an architecture that could update all the firmware. It would be even better if we had enough information about the chips in concern that we could

Re: A bit of fun - freerunner and the wisdom of crowds

2008-02-10 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
A scatter plot would be cool with some more sales to a given month period that could be guessed. At least additional guesses for sales in first 6 and 12 months would be interesting. Tim Kersten wrote: The site is up. It's mostly untested. See it here: http://openmoko.hobby-site.com/ It has

Re: A bit of fun - freerunner and the wisdom of crowds

2008-02-10 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
can you change my guess (Flerchjj) to 3000? Tim Kersten wrote: The site is up. It's mostly untested. See it here: http://openmoko.hobby-site.com/ It has the features that were mentioned in the original opening email of this thread. It's not possible to edit entries at the moment, but I can

Re: A bit of fun - freerunner and the wisdom of crowds

2008-02-21 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
enough orders to sell all the devices(I understand there were some production/distribution delays even after orders were taken). If anyone knows this info, I think it might help get a ballpark idea of the amount of interest. -Hans Loeblich On Sun, Feb 10, 2008 at 11:52 PM, Jeremiah Flerchinger

Re: VoIP+IAX Program Theory for OM

2008-02-21 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
I think there would be more compatibility across devices networks with a SIP based client than an IAX. Asterisk supports both, although I not sure of the benefits of using one versus the other. I previously suggested looking into LinPhone since it is a GTK solution that is the basis for

Re: questions about Neo FreeRunner

2008-02-27 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
Is there a list of standard software features that will be installed on the phone? Everything I saw seemed to outline just the hardware. Go here http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Applications The freerunner should have everything (0,1st 2nd phase apps) I think looking here

Wiki dialer warning

2008-02-27 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
The warning on the wiki says: *WARNING:* *The OpenMoko GUI applications are not suitable for end users yet.* They are still in beta. Do not expect to always and reliably make and receive calls from the OpenMoko GUI. Thanks to the openness of the FIC Neo1973 hardware, there is also an

Re: Metal case [was: Application idea: Bicycle computer]

2008-03-07 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
By the way, when will the CAD files for the Freerunner case be released? Also, is anyone seriously working on alternative cases for the FIC Openmoko phones? I've heard the GTA01 and GTA02 have similar cases, but it hasn't been confirmed if they are identical. I'm going to wait for word on

Re: Similarity of GTA01 and GTA02 cases

2008-03-07 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
Sorry, to respond to myself, but I just remembered something. I've heard the GTA01 and GTA02 have similar cases, but it hasn't been confirmed if they are identical. Actually Michael did confirm they're not identical, but the nature of the differences are currently unknown. I'll wait until

Re: GTA02 schematics

2008-03-07 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
Thanks, I wasn't aware the Freerunner files had also been posted. Now we just need some people with Pro/E to do some conversions. Daniel Willmann wrote: On Fri, 07 Mar 2008 10:56:56 -0700 Jeremiah Flerchinger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Sorry, to respond to myself, but I just remembered

Post GTA02 plans

2008-03-21 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
Michael, I'm not sure if the other guys read this mailing list too, but I wanted to that all of you for opening up this topic and share my opinion. From: Andy Green [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] We had some internal talk about how to go post GTA02 and Wolfgang

Re: Unofficial poll: Do you want 3G in the proposed successor, GTA03?

2008-04-10 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
On Wed, Apr 9, 2008 at 4:26 AM, Hugo Mills [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, Apr 08, 2008 at 09:28:02PM -0500, Mark Arvidson wrote: I use my phone's EDGE capabilities while riding across Texas to the next family event... As it is, I don't use Wifi much (of course, I don't have it on my

Re: Steve on V5 versus v6

2008-04-22 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
On Sat, Apr 19, 2008 at 12:21 PM, steve [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: As far as the goodies in the box go. Whether it's an A5 or a A6, the box will the following at least. I'm still sorting through some issues. 1. phone. 2. Battery 3. Custom Charger 4. Sdcard. 5. Stylus. 6. USB cable.

Re: Stylus Recommendation

2008-05-04 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
I'd like a Nintendo DS style stylus and holder because they're small, cheap, I like how they fit into the casing of the DS. I would try to use the FreeRunner CAD data ( http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Neo_FreeRunner_GTA02_Hardware#Case ) to make my own case mod design if I could find something

Re: Wiki distorted in Firefox 3?

2008-05-06 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
I concur that the left menu is now at the top, except for the search and toolbox items. On Tue, 2008-05-06 at 07:05 +0200, Joachim Steiger wrote: please retest, ive added a small patch, courtesy of abraxa. thanks for testing (most of us is till on FF2 here)

IGES STEP CAD file issues

2008-05-22 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
I was curious how many people have been playing with the Neo CAD files? After I found the FreeRunner would be different in case design from the 1973, I held off on using the files. Since no-one has posted conversions of the new Pro/E files I decided to go back look at the old IGES STEP files

RE: IGES STEP CAD file issues

2008-05-27 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
wrote: Guillermo may be bale to help. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of christooss Sent: Thursday, May 22, 2008 2:50 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; List for Openmoko community discussion Subject: Re: IGES STEP CAD file issues Jeremiah

USB connectors on FreeRunner Hostmode

2008-06-05 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
It's my understanding that the SC32442B in the FreeRunner has a host controller that can support 2 peripherals (I found a link to the manual today updated in the wiki). Is there just the 1 external connector or are there additional pins or connectors internal to the FreeRunner that can be easily

Re: GTA03: New case? Bigger screen! Plug in modules

2008-06-12 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
On Tue, 2008-06-10 at 18:02 +0200, Ortwin Regel wrote: If the GTA03 get's a new case design, please consider making the screen twice as big! I would like a screen maybe 10mm to 20mm or so larger, but any bigger than that makes it too wide for a phone. Also, I suggest concentrating more on the

Re: Convert Freerunner CAD Files - IGES or STEP?

2008-06-20 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
On Fri, 2008-06-20 at 22:33 +0100, Andy Selby wrote: I have access to Pro/E and am willing to convert the Wildfire 3 files into something else. What do you prefer? IGES (Wireframe or Solid?), or STEP (Wireframe or Solid?)? .DXF would be nice If you have the files as IGES or STEP you

Re: Convert Freerunner CAD Files - IGES or STEP?

2008-06-20 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
On Fri, 2008-06-20 at 16:49 -0700, Mike Montour wrote: I don't have any need for the CAD files myself, but yesterday someone on IRC was looking for an open-source program that could view them. Blender apparently has the ability to import .slp files from Pro/E, so it might be nice to have

Re: not being able to use Skype is a big problem

2008-07-02 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) wrote: On Wed, 2 Jul 2008 20:56:43 -0500 Forrest Sheng Bao [EMAIL PROTECTED] babbled: they both use ARM. freerunner is armv4, n8xx is armv5. (think of it like a pentium vs pentium-mmx - it has extra instructions in v5 compared to v4, but the vast

Re: Ears and FR - Display Locker

2008-07-17 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
I would suggest re-using the Display Locker program created for 2007.2 that's referenced at http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Current_Applications#List_.2F_Description_2 on the wiki. It was, to my understanding, added as a standard application quite some time ago. Also thanks to the core Openmoko

Re: Ears and FR - Display Locker

2008-07-18 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
Sounds good thanks. I myself will want these instructions tomorrow. Just out of curiosity, what did you change the theme to? On Fri, 2008-07-18 at 11:09 +0200, Bastian Feder wrote: HI, regarding the installation of the display locker themes. I added the 'hint' / instruction to the

Re: Flash ASU

2008-07-31 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
On Wed, 2008-07-30 at 22:49 -0700, Charles-Henri Gros wrote: Evgeny Ginzburg wrote: Scott wrote: Why do the latest ASU folders not have the kernel or root file system files? AFAIK if they are no changed, they don't appear again. Couldn't we get symlinks to the old ones or something?

RE: Openmoko Om 2008.8 Release

2008-08-10 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
On Sun, 2008-08-10 at 19:53 -0700, steve wrote: Good question. Here are the options. 1. Ship with 2007.2. Basicaly a dialer that works. bare bones phone. 2. Ship with Qtopia. A solid full featured smart phone. 3. Ship with OM2008.8 An alpha release of our future phone. What are the

Re: Om2008.8 comments and questions

2008-08-12 Thread Jeremiah Flerchinger
On Tue, 2008-08-12 at 17:13 -0400, Helmut Tessarek wrote: Alright then. What format has the addressbook? A .vcf importer cannot be that hard to develop. It does not even have to be a GUI app. I'm not sure if it would be worth the effort to work on this just for 2008.8. One of the phase 2