Re: X and Matchbox

2006-11-28 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
on a screen which all have dedicated geometry and you want to save state when switching between these desktops. I don't think this will be of much use on a phone since we run applications one-window-full-screen on OpenMoko. -- Michael 'Mickey' Lauer | IT-Freelancer | http://www.vanille-media.de

Re[2]: X and Matchbox

2006-11-28 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
. Unfortunately it was not mature enough at the point where the OpenMoko team had to choose their base toolkit. Regards, :M: -- Michael 'Mickey' Lauer | IT-Freelancer | http://www.vanille-media.de ___ OpenMoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org

Re: Can The Proprietary GPS Daemon Be Removed?

2006-11-29 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
only talks to it via AT commands (probably wrapped by gsmlib and Harald's line discipline). Okay, so all the GSM stuff is done in ROM? Yes. Regards, :M: -- Michael 'Mickey' Lauer | IT-Freelancer | http://www.vanille-media.de ___ OpenMoko community

Re: 23C3 27.-30.12. 2006 Berlin -- Chaos Computer Club conference with interesting program ; )

2006-11-30 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
My health permitting (I have a hell of a stomach flu at the moment), I'll be in Berlin for the 23c3, if anyone of you want to meet Harald and me for an OpenMoko Q/A and brainstorming session, I'm all ears. Regards, :M: -- Michael 'Mickey' Lauer | IT-Freelancer | http://www.vanille-media.de

One Application, Multiple Frameworks (was: openmoko on other FIC platforms as well?)

2006-12-04 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
. Regards, :M: -- Michael 'Mickey' Lauer | IT-Freelancer | http://www.vanille-media.de ___ OpenMoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org http://lists.openmoko.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/community

SD on Sharp Zaurus 5500 (was: GPLv3 and Mobile Phones)

2006-12-09 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
. If it would be easy, it would've been done since long. Regards, :M: -- Michael 'Mickey' Lauer | IT-Freelancer | http://www.vanille-media.de ___ OpenMoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org http://lists.openmoko.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo

Re: Karl Good is out of the office

2006-12-15 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
of the office. Mr. friendly list admin, could you please do that for him to prevent flooding the list with more of that stuff? Regards, :M: -- Michael 'Mickey' Lauer | IT-Freelancer | http://www.vanille-media.de ___ OpenMoko community mailing list

Re: Idea: Virtual desktop

2006-12-30 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
of presized and -positioned windows. OpenMoko doesn't support windowing, all applications open full-screen, and by our task-manager you have a means to quickly switch between those. Regards, :M: -- Michael 'Mickey' Lauer | IT-Freelancer | http://www.vanille-media.de

Re: Idea: Virtual desktop

2006-12-30 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Koen Kooi wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Michael 'Mickey' Lauer schreef: Ole Tange wrote: When the desktop is only 640x480 it would be handy to easily change between multiple desktops. I'm not sure what this would be useful for. In the desktop world, virtual

Re: Idea: Virtual desktop

2006-12-30 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
an infoprint. What do you think? Regards, :M: -- Michael 'Mickey' Lauer | IT-Freelancer | http://www.vanille-media.de ___ OpenMoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org http://lists.openmoko.org/mailman/listinfo/community

Re: Sean, do you need a table in Brussel for the FOSDEM 2007? ; ) Re: Neo1973 device description and picture for xoo.

2007-01-22 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
goes as planned, I'll hang around there as well, btw. Regards, :M: -- Michael 'Mickey' Lauer | IT-Freelancer | http://www.vanille-media.de ___ OpenMoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org https://lists.openmoko.org/mailman/listinfo

Re: io ports besides usb audio?

2007-01-22 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
transceiver into the next phone would enable the Neo to be a perfect home automation control device. I like it! Regards, :M: -- Michael 'Mickey' Lauer | IT-Freelancer | http://www.vanille-media.de ___ OpenMoko community mailing list community

Re: Need for a clusterd megaphone via Bluetooth....

2007-01-22 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Robert Michel wrote: I need some help - it is realy a pitty that Sean will not speach on a stage at the FOSDEM 2007 Are you sure? :) :M: -- Michael 'Mickey' Lauer | IT-Freelancer | http://www.vanille-media.de ___ OpenMoko community mailing list

Re: Need for a clusterd megaphone via Bluetooth....

2007-01-22 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Cheers Robert, I will be patient and will see if OpenMoko will find a way to be on this list: http://www.fosdem.org/2007/schedule/days I recommend watching this instead: http://www.fosdem.org/2007/schedule/devroom/embedded Regards, :M: -- Michael 'Mickey' Lauer | IT-Freelancer | http

Re: Need info on AGPS

2007-01-24 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
NOTE: please send mails in text format Marc Verwerft wrote: The chip in the Neo1973 is a Global Locate AGPS. Anybody know what type? Hammerhead maybe? I think Sean already confirmed that it is indeed the Hammerhead chipset. Regards, :M: -- Michael 'Mickey' Lauer | IT-Freelancer | http

Re: Developers phone also fit for early adopters?

2007-01-25 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
. Regards, :M: -- Michael 'Mickey' Lauer | IT-Freelancer | http://www.vanille-media.de ___ OpenMoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org https://lists.openmoko.org/mailman/listinfo/community

Re: Developers phone also fit for early adopters?

2007-01-25 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Marcel de Jong wrote: On 1/26/07, Michael 'Mickey' Lauer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Marcel de Jong wrote: Hello all, I was wondering. I'm not a developer, at least not by profession; I do have a degree in it but my coding skills are very rusty, I'm a software tester (TMAP, but not yet

Re: Developers phone also fit for early adopters?

2007-01-25 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
release. -- Best regards, Michael 'Mickey' Lauer | OpenMoko Software Team ___ OpenMoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org https://lists.openmoko.org/mailman/listinfo/community

Re: Idea: ring tones and other non-software assets can be developed as CC content

2007-01-30 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
, I find most cellphone ringtones absolutely dismal. I'm sure we can do better. I agree. Great idea! -- Best regards, Michael 'Mickey' Lauer | OpenMoko Software Team ___ OpenMoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org https

Re: 2-3 parallel solution to choose by the user? Re: Any alternative ideas to fullscreen popup-messages?

2007-01-31 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Heya, I think many users could live with popups, but I would like to choose a solution that would not nag me with full or havesize popups Do you have a viable alternative (except full undo/redo capabilities, which would be desirable, but takes a whole lot of memory and/or disk)? Let's

Re: 2-3 parallel solution to choose by the user? Re: Any alternative ideas to fullscreen popup-messages?

2007-01-31 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Steven Milburn wrote: I tend to be of the mentality that the phone is for my convenience, not others.  Therefore, I like the ideas being suggested that incoming calls/text messages/emails/etc are indicated by a simple, polite icon on a status bar somewhere flashing for my attention.  If

Re: Openmoko podcast

2007-02-01 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
I also never realized that FIC is not just some little startup That makes it a lot more likely that they will still be around for V2 to get released, and for V1 to actually work. I'm kind of surprised that FIC means so little to a lot of people I'm talking. FIC was well-known to be a

Re: Openmoko podcast

2007-02-01 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Richard Bennett wrote: Busy doing night time coding to get our phone ready? That's the spirit! ;o) Hehe, not quite, sorry. Actually I just came back from a concert and I need some time getting into sleep-mode ;) -- - Michael Lauer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://openmoko.org/

Re: Posibility to get status informations with the help of a LED

2007-02-03 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Harald Welte wrote: I searched the different hardware specs and archives of the mailing list but didn't find any information if LEDs will be one part of the hardware. AFAIK the Neo1973 v1 will have no LEDs (beside the screen backlight and inside the touchscreen) This is true, no LED.

Re: Various questions ideas: Maemo porting, package management...

2007-02-08 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Hi Florent, please send text-only E-Mail to this list. - how hard will it be possible to port maemo apps to OpenMoko (if possible)? This question is two-fold -- it has a build level and an UI level. Build level: You would need to change the Maemo specific application and widget classes to

Re: New topic: Learning how to write for OpenMoko

2007-02-12 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Hi, Krzysztof Kajkowski wrote: What I would like to write: -Graphically cool looking programs like video ringtones that have some kind of really cool animation that plays when you get a call. video ringtones are not programs - they are just video animations. You can do them in

Re: Get your own OpenMoko T-Shirt

2007-02-12 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Guys, please don't make a long thread out of it. Since Daniel knew about our 200% load, Daniel wanted to surprise us with OpenMoko T-Shirts for FOSDEM, that's why he went forward and created them. He explicitly asked for the permission to use the logos and we agreed. I hope we (as in OpenMoko)

Re: OpenGL on the Neo1973??

2007-02-13 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Paul Bonser wrote: On 2/13/07, Mikko J Rauhala [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: If somebody wanted to do an OpenGL ES implementation for it, that would probably also be good, though at 233Mhz, it's not going to have much power spare for rendering, and plus, the SDL port would be much more

Re: Catching touch input

2007-02-14 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Alan Ide wrote: Anyhow, I have decided to try some testing using SDL on this platform, but obviously the Neo1973 dosnt have any keyboard or mouse input, only touch screen (which I love BTW). So, how does one go about catching touch input to use inside of a program? I assume its handled like

Re: Debug board uses (was Re: Software Emulator)

2007-02-17 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Koen Kooi wrote: A little OT, but under what circumstances would a developer require a debug board? A debug board would have 2 main uses for me: 1) a serial console so you can debug problems with X or initscripts 2) access to jtag so you fix the bootloader if something went wrong with uboot

Re: GPS time synch

2007-02-19 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Harald Welte wrote: On Mon, Feb 19, 2007 at 11:47:23PM +1100, Mark Chandler wrote: Would it be possible to keep the Neo's internal clock accurate using time stamps from GPS information? yes. That is only during GPS being powered up, of course. We probably don't want it to be powered

Re: Google SoC, To-Do

2007-03-16 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: From the idea page came me to mind To-Do list. One may say it is simple, but I want to do quite powerful one and I think I will came to troubles with OpenMoko libs. So part of work would have to be bugfixing/adding features to OpenMoko

Reminder: Google SoC application deadline in 4 days

2007-03-20 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Hi, there are only 4 (four) project applications until now, which is kind of surprising, given the huge amount of ideas that were floating both on the mailing lists and on the wiki. Best regards, -- - Michael Lauer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://openmoko.org/

Re: Reminder: Google SoC application deadline in 4 days

2007-03-20 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Marcin Juszkiewicz wrote: Dnia wtorek, 20 marca 2007, Michael 'Mickey' Lauer napisał: there are only 4 (four) project applications until now, which is kind of surprising, given the huge amount of ideas that were floating both on the mailing lists and on the wiki. Keep in mind people

Re: OpenMoko - SoC--- is there a mentor?

2007-03-22 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Jon Phillips wrote: Heya Mickey, on the official openmoko side, how many students is openmoko shooting for and how many qualified mentors are there? Not that I have an official in at google, I'm just curious? Right now we are 4 mentors and we aim for 8 projects, provided a) we get so many

Re: OpenMoko - SoC--- is there a mentor?

2007-03-22 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Just curious, but what are the qualification for being a mentor? Are they going to be official FIC/OpenMoko employees or phase-0 devs or whoever volunteers? In principle anyone who volunteers, however it should be a seasoned developer familiar with both the technical side (i.e. I expect that

Re: built-in scripting languages.

2007-04-18 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
PyGTK looks like the most likely contender to me -- not just because I wrote a book about it and I'm the author of almost everything Python-related in OE, but also because PyGTK is pretty mature and easy to extend (you probably have seen Zecke's work in wrapping the Moko classes did you?). The

Re: Other Devices

2007-05-10 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Casey Borders wrote: What would be the feasibility of loading the OpenMoko operating system on to another smart phone, like, say the Nokia n95. Well, one of the reasons for OpenMoko is that it is _very_ hard to bring the Linux operating system to closed hardware, i.e. without vendor support.

Re: Other Devices

2007-05-10 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Nicolas Bougues wrote: On Thursday 10 May 2007 09:15:08 Michael 'Mickey' Lauer wrote: In short, if the hardware is open enough to get Linux running with all peripherals supported, then the upper layers are no problem (except minor touches to accomodate for display resolution, different GSM

Re: [Fwd: Re: Neo1973 Update!]

2007-06-04 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Florent THIERY wrote: My guess is that the primary application of that chip will be audio/video reproduction, and perhaps some blitting improvements, the 3D part is just bonus/eyecandy material. I do not agree with you: the neo currently struggles with 2D drawing; a real (understand: usable)

Re: OPENMOKO.COM IS UP

2007-07-08 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
The new .COM site is up! http://www.openmoko.com Well spotted... and quick, too! :) Unfortunately, the store is closed. Hopefully it will open soon. Team is still working on the site, please don't hammer. Thanks! -- - Michael Lauer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://openmoko.org/

Re: package uboot-gta 01-1.2.0+svn: failed

2007-08-07 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Omar BELKHODJA wrote: Thanks Mickey ! No problem. Sorry it took so long, but recently I have been concentrating on OpenMoko recipes in org.openembedded.dev. Official Announcement will follow hopefully within the next 7 days. Best regards, -- - Michael Lauer [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: compile problem: OOM when compiling

2007-08-22 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Andreas Jellinghaus wrote: When compiling busybox (from memory need to check) cc1 started eating 900M and soon my system was no longer useable. Busybox is a defconfig type buildsystem. Let me guess... it hangs during task do_configure, right? If so, the please launch a build and kill it

Re: openmoko API Documentation

2007-08-22 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
The classes you mention belong to OM-2007.1 which won't receive any more development. OM-2007.2 so far only features one class on top of Gtk+, the MokoFingerScroll. It's derived from GtkScrolledWindow and should be drop-in substitute. Full doxygen-based API documents -- also for the classes that

Re: Balancing simplicity with complexity

2007-08-22 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Giles Jones wrote: Having tried 2007.2 it's a great improvement and moves the phone a long way into looking like a product. Thanks, we still see a long way before us, but we're moving! :) I have some usability improvement suggestions that I will propose at some point. Excellent. Please do

Re: compile problem: OOM when compiling

2007-08-22 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Marcin Juszkiewicz wrote: Does anyone see this problem too? my host os is ubuntu 7.04 (feisty) on x86_64. Our buildhost is x86_64, I have to use a custom uname (returning i686) and BUILD_ARCH = i686 in local.conf to make it build openmoko-devel-image. Mickeyl - you are cheater when it

Re: 2007.2 compilation failed with package uicmoc4-native-4.0.3

2007-08-23 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Sorry about that. I'm just fixing uicmoc4 to build against Qt/Embedded, hence removing the dependency on X. Mickey. ___ OpenMoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org http://lists.openmoko.org/mailman/listinfo/community

Re: 2007.2 compilation failed with package uicmoc4-native-4.0.3

2007-08-24 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Jimmy McMillan wrote: I'm having the same problem. Could you please explain what you did exactly to fix it. Like i said, building uicmoc4 out of Qt/Embedded, which doesn't need X. uic and moc are Qt tools, you can build them against Qt/X11 or Qt/Embedded. -- - Michael Lauer [EMAIL

Re: How snappy can the Openmoko GUI get using GTK?

2007-09-03 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Guys, currently we are still extraordinarily busy with providing the core functionality. I wish to have time doing some benchmarks of e.g. GtkFB vs. GtkDirectFB vs. Gtk/X11 -- likewise EFL/X11 vs. EFL/Fb. Delivering factual numbers for things like that would be very interesting for us. On a

Re: gpsd and AGPS

2007-09-04 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Mikko J Rauhala wrote: Have I missed something by the way and has gllin for GTA01, OpenMoko 2007.2 been released yet? Since we have a Broadcom guy here, Ken, you know what the deal is with that? I'm working on providing an EABI toolchain to Ken, so that we can get a corresponding gllin binary.

Re: SMedia 3362

2007-09-04 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Giles Jones wrote: Harald Welte [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote : So are you claiming the open source drivers that we are writing are not open source, merely by the fact that we are writing them? Using this argument, the entire openmoko software stack would not be open source, because we are

Re: Lipstick on a fetus

2007-09-04 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Harald Welte wrote: So please exercise patience. When we started selling phase1, I made an internal comment that I don't think the software stack will mature a lot during the first 2-3 months after the hardware release. Compared to that, there was actually quite a lot of progress, mainly

Re: Apple is going to beat all competitors

2007-09-07 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [...meaningful comments...] Thanks! I couldn't agree more. I want to stay out of this thread, but if I were to comment, I couldn't have said it better than you. -- - Michael Lauer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://openmoko.org/

Re: Fwd: OpenMoko 2007.2 on Palm TX

2007-09-15 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Congrats, which MACHINE is that? We need to adjust the DPI setting for your PalmTX in the Xserver script. -- - Michael Lauer [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://openmoko.org/ Software for the worlds' first truly

Re: Debug board

2007-09-15 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: does anyone happen to know if the debug board of the advanced Neo kit will be compatible with future versions of the Neo (or other FIC OpenMoko phones, at that)? It will definitely be compatible w/ GTA02. As for the successor models, we can't make a definitive answer

Re: Gphone isn't open, linux dev not possible

2007-11-21 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Torfinn Ingolfsen wrote: Hello, On Nov 16, 2007 11:55 PM, Jay Vaughan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Out of interest: how does one 'uncompress' a *.jffs file? mount it, copy the contents out. I'm on Ubuntu 7.10 (i386). What do I need in addition to the loop module: [EMAIL PROTECTED]:~#

Re: Closing apps

2007-11-21 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Shawn Rutledge wrote: On Nov 18, 2007 4:20 PM, Olaf Lüke [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Actually, yes you do ;-). Since the second version of the GUI you can close applications with pressing the power button shortly. If you press IMO that's a very strange, and very unintuitive way to close

Re: can make a call now, can even build the image... woot!

2007-11-21 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Shawn Rutledge wrote: Maybe this is old news but it's the first time I've ever been able to get bitbake to complete successfully and end up with complete working images for the kernel and rootfs. The build machine is a dual-core Athlon 64, which was also a challenge... some bugs must have

Re: Closing apps

2007-11-22 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Tilman Baumann wrote: But i find both Buttons on the phone very cumbersome. Because they are so small and embeded in the case. But this is a conpletely different story... *g* Yes, the buttons are a nightmare. Sorry about that, but we inherited the design. This will be fixed with a

Re: GPS driver for GTA01 available

2007-11-29 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Shawn Rutledge wrote: On Nov 29, 2007 1:25 PM, Michael Shiloh [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thanks to a tremendous amount of hard work by many people, we have ready a release of gllin, the GPS drives. Here is how you can get it: This is really great news! Thanks to everyone who helped to make it

Re: GPS driver for GTA01 available

2007-11-29 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Shawn Rutledge wrote: On Nov 29, 2007 5:18 PM, Michael 'Mickey' Lauer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I think I could release that, but be aware that it doesn't work. (otherwise we would never had to release the wrapper-oabi one). If you're into low-level debugging arbitrary binaries, you could help

Re: 2007.11 snapshot available

2007-12-03 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Peter Rasmussen wrote: I didn't get very far with a SIM card in my GTA01, because the PIN I enter isn't accepted, even though it is correct. This sounds like http://bugzilla.openmoko.org/cgi-bin/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1028 Could you please try to a) submit the PIN once b) press cancel for

Re: 2007.11 snapshot available

2007-12-03 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Peter Rasmussen wrote: I checked out bug #1028, and yes, even with the limited info there, it seems to be the same. Thanks for confirming! A couple of seconds later you should see a popup with your mobile service provider appearing. I could then make phone calls, but it seemed that when the

Re: A problem with usb networking

2007-12-05 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm able to ping the phone and my laptop, too. But I can't connect to the internet: when I use ipkg update or the web browser, nothing... If you can ping, then the only thing missing is to adjust /etc/resolv.conf on the phone. -- - Michael Lauer [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Please help me with the openmoko-devel-image build issue

2007-12-07 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
(Note: This would be more on topic on [EMAIL PROTECTED]) Chaohong Xie wrote: Hi all, I'm not sure whether these are the proper mail loops to ask about build problems. If not, please tell me one. Anyway, when try to build the openmoko-devel-image (openmoko 2007.2 version) according to

Re: Neo faulty?

2008-01-01 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
devices yet. Please see http://bugzilla.openmoko.org/cgi-bin/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1003 which I will commit soon. In the meantime, I'm afraid you need to remove and reinsert the battery to make sure all peripheral devices are powered off. Regards, :M: -- Dr. Michael 'Mickey' Lauer | IT-Freelancer

Re[2]: Videos and pictures of Neo FreeRunner at CES: (was: Re: community update, Thursday, January 10, 2008)

2008-01-12 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
scroll is one of my favorite parts! Yeah, we left that in on purpose -- especially for the geeks. Of course, it's scheduled for removal in a consumer-only release (whenever that may come) release. Well I guess you just can't please everyone :/ Regards, :M: -- Dr. Michael 'Mickey' Lauer

Re[2]: New to OpenMoko

2008-01-17 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
these initiatives. This is the open source way :) Regards, :M: -- Dr. Michael 'Mickey' Lauer | IT-Freelancer | http://www.vanille-media.de ___ OpenMoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org http://lists.openmoko.org/mailman/listinfo

Re[2]: New to OpenMoko

2008-01-17 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Carlo E. Prelz wrote: Subject: Re[2]: New to OpenMoko Date: Thu 17 Jan 08 01:11:13PM +0100 Quoting Michael 'Mickey' Lauer ([EMAIL PROTECTED]): No, openmoko uses GTK. Yes, the current incarnation. There are various interest groups working on different and higher level

Re[2]: What are pros and cons of the different devel environments: qtopia, android, openmoko

2008-01-17 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
since years now. So... please don't hold your breath :D :M: -- Dr. Michael 'Mickey' Lauer | IT-Freelancer | http://www.vanille-media.de ___ OpenMoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org http://lists.openmoko.org/mailman/listinfo

Re: OpenMoko FOSDEM2008

2008-01-18 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
'Mickey' Lauer | IT-Freelancer | http://www.vanille-media.de ___ OpenMoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org http://lists.openmoko.org/mailman/listinfo/community

Re[2]: New to OpenMoko

2008-01-18 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
and fic-gta02 either carry neo1973 or no identifier -- both indicates that they're not machine specific. Regards, :M: -- Dr. Michael 'Mickey' Lauer | IT-Freelancer | http://www.vanille-media.de ___ OpenMoko community mailing list community

Re: Wanted: beta testers for QuantumSTEP on the Neo GTA01

2008-01-30 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
On Wednesday 30 January 2008 18:53:58 Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote: Not required IMHO... 1. Alternate distros or projects usually have their own discussion lists (e.g. [EMAIL PROTECTED]) 2. QuantumSTEP uses many parts of OpenMoko and just replaces some parts. See it as an alternate

Re: GTA02 Battery Capacity (Was: Re: More about the GTA02)

2008-02-08 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
. :M: -- Dr. Michael 'Mickey' Lauer | IT-Freelancer | http://www.vanille-media.de ___ OpenMoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org http://lists.openmoko.org/mailman/listinfo/community

Re: PS3 Logitech Wireless Keyboard and Moko

2008-02-16 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
On Saturday 16 February 2008 04:21:53 Christopher Earl wrote: I bought a PS3 wireless keyboard, this BTKB has a mouse pad and buttons, its a full qwerty keyboard. This Works Great with the GTA01, the mouse pad even works, only issue is that it has a timeout that causes moko to disconnect ,

Re: Force shutdown

2008-02-20 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
On Wednesday 20 February 2008 20:06:09 M Nader wrote: Hi, Is there a way to force shutdown (like holding the power key for 5+ sec) in GTA01 devices rather than removing the battery? If not will we have that in version 2?. This used to work by holding the power key. Unfortunately it is broken.

Re: official Photo browser/manager in openMoko?

2008-02-21 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
A couple of days ago, I have recommended gpe-gallery. It would be darn easy to mokofy the UI to make it work a bit better. Alternatively, an EFL-based picture viewer would be sexy as well. :M: ___ OpenMoko community mailing list

Re: Partitions

2008-02-27 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
On Wednesday 27 February 2008 11:36:40 Emre Turkay wrote: Hi folks, I see there are two 60Mb partitions on the device, one is mounted to the /var/volatile. 60 MBs seems so small for the root filesystem and I'm already having trouble. Is it really necessary to divide them? And what can I do

Open Source Jahrbuch 2008 (german)

2008-02-29 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
FYI: The annual open source yearbook (due for release in 2 days) contains an article about OpenMoko written by me. All of you insiders might not learn something new, but it should be a good read anyways ;) You can order it @ http://www.opensourcejahrbuch.de -- eventually it'll be downloadable

Re: Multi-touch: Many questions to one desire....

2008-03-04 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Hi guys, I have thought a bit about multitouch and its possible usecases and the longer I think about it the less exciting I find it on a mobile phone. The technology per se is great and I'm sure it will allow for great innovation among UI's on large monitors, tablets, and even desks.

Re: iPhone Acquired!

2008-03-04 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
On Tuesday 04 March 2008 22:38:52 Shawn Rutledge wrote: On Tue, Mar 4, 2008 at 2:24 PM, Kyle Bassett [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am still debating lending the phone out to those who want to play with it, depending on the interest of the community, we'll see where it goes. Sounds like Mickey

GSoC 2008: Call for ideas

2008-03-09 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Hi folks, OpenMoko Inc. will apply for Google SoC 2008. For a successfull application, we need to have a comprehensive list of ideas. A first scratch at that is @ http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Summer_of_Code_2008 -- please help us adding to that. Some rough guidelines: * Please add only

GSoC 2008

2008-03-19 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Hi guys, as you may have already noticed, Openmoko Inc. has been accepted as a mentoring organization for the Google Summer of Code 2008. According to the timeline, the student application period begins Monday, March 24, 2008, and ends Monday, March 31st. Please prepare to apply as soon as

Re: GSoC volunteer (as student)

2008-03-25 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Hi Patryk, basically the idea is that you come up with something you'd like to work on during this summer of code. The list on the wiki is just something we think would be interesting, by no means complete. So the first step is try to come up with a proposal (you may want to see the

Re: Network Manager

2008-04-03 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Am Dienstag, den 01.04.2008, 22:07 +0800 schrieb Alex Zhang: That is the point where a good build system comes into play. OpenEmbedded handles this for us. I hope you don't build all the stuff for your device by hand. Yes, I did it by hand, because my device is based on MIPS. I

Re: accellerometer test

2008-04-03 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Am Donnerstag, den 03.04.2008, 09:57 +0100 schrieb Andy Green: We can wake up from one of the accelerometers and not the other -- which is likely okay for real use -- but there is no driver support or API to enable or disable it yet. I guess it can just expose something in /sys. Agreed. Can

Re: accellerometer test

2008-04-03 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Am Donnerstag, den 03.04.2008, 09:57 +0100 schrieb Andy Green: Sounds good. I am curious about what happens if you take that app for a ride in your car. What does it show after you accelerated to cruising speed and just go constantly along with it sat on the passenger seat? If it stops to

Re: accellerometer test

2008-04-03 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
It seems to me there is basically one number you can set, and then you can decide if X, Y and/or Z go above or below that number makes an interrupt. It looks like this number is absolute, ie, if you set it to 5 then going above or below 5 x 18mG in + or - will trigger it. So you can almost

Re: accellerometer test

2008-04-03 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
| So you can almost get what you are looking for, just that there is only | one number allowed. | | Excellent! When do you have time to give that a go? :) Right now... to be clear we talk about wake CPU from suspend with this? 100%, yeah. Also is

Re: accelerometer thought

2008-04-11 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
On Friday 11 April 2008 03:12:45 Joe Pfeiffer wrote: It occurred to me as I was thinking about use cases that a setting in which the phone would be on vibrate while vertical (as in clipped to my belt) and ring when horizontal (as in lying on a table) would suit my typical use about 99% of the

Re: Wish list for future Freerunner

2008-04-12 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
On Saturday 12 April 2008 18:46:16 Ron K. Jeffries wrote: Next significant iteration of Freerunner should include light sensor. Actually I have yet to see a device where a light sensor does not get in the way and eventually annoying a lot. This seems very hard to get right (both on the older

Re: openmoko roadmap

2008-04-16 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
On Wednesday 16 April 2008 20:20:44 Peter Abplanalp wrote: with the release of the freerunner coming up, i'm wondering about the roadmap and future for openmoko and additional phones. i'm an advanced linux user but have no experience with openmoko or the cell phone platform and thus i'm

Re: Qtopia on Neo FreeRunner?

2008-04-16 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
On Wednesday 16 April 2008 20:53:13 Steven ** wrote: I think you've got that a little backwards. You should be asking the Qtopia people if they plan to support the Freerunner. I'm pretty certain their answer will be yes, since it already works for GTA01 and probably isn't too much effort to

Re: SIM Toolkit (STK) in openmoko? (was Re: home zone functionality)

2008-04-19 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
On Saturday 19 April 2008 01:26:59 Kiro Zimmer wrote: resulting from the question how the home zome functionality works, now is clear that all newer phones use the SIM toolkit (STK) to display the house on the phone. It seems to me, the AT+CRSM command was never the official way to get these

Terminology (was: Charging Neo Freerunner via USB port)

2008-04-19 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Guys, you really need to set the terminology straight here otherwise we spread FUD. Feature phones only differ between talk time and standby time. For us, it's a bit more complicated, since we have more modes. Can we agree on the following: usage time = CPU is powered on, lots of peripherals

Re: Getting Things Done with Openmoko

2008-04-19 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
On Saturday 19 April 2008 20:00:16 Hans L wrote: I've been reading a book lately called Getting Things Done(henceforth abbreviated as GTD) which basically proposes a strategy for organizing/managing your work and life to be more productive with less stress. Instead of me attempting to explain

Re: Do we REALLY need a phone?

2008-04-20 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
Well, no matter whether it's dying out or not; while I tend to agree that it actually is; I'm also sure it will still be ubiquitous for probably the better part of another decade. Plenty of time and market share available to manufacture and sell people the best open GSM phones :) :M:

Re: 99 vs RED (or was it PINK) Phone cases

2008-04-21 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
On Monday 21 April 2008 17:45:06 steve wrote: I want a software switch that says unLEDed so I can turn blinking lights off on any app if I so choose. Agreed. :M: ___ Openmoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org

Re: Thoughts about calls not taken

2008-04-23 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
On Wednesday 23 April 2008 23:20:02 Stefan Misch wrote: But the second could be handled by an answering machine right on the phone. The calling person will be charged anyway. The message would be something along the lines: I'm sorry, but I can't take your call right now. Please leave a

Re: Will the Neo FreeRunner have a hold switch?

2008-04-28 Thread Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
On Monday 28 April 2008 09:37:14 robin paulson wrote: Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) wrote: On Mon, 28 Apr 2008 07:58:17 +0700 Alexander Frøyseth [EMAIL PROTECTED] babbled: Hey all I just wonder if the Neo will have a hold switch. A switch that locks the screen. no. it has 2

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