Re: [News] Dash, the internet-connected gps

2007-04-10 Thread Raphaël Jacquot
Johan Prinsloo wrote: You don't need mapping data for speed limits. If a group of users share their data at a central server we can deduce the speed limit from past data. The server can learn which suggested alternative routes are the most effective for given traffic conditions. The server will

Re: Richard Stallmans standpoint about openmoko

2007-04-20 Thread Raphaël Jacquot
[and this was obviously meant to be sent to the list] Simon Norberg wrote: Hello, I mailed Richard Stallman a while ago regarding a few things including what he thought about openmoko and his answer was: I could endorse it if they get rid of the plan to use non-free software for the GPS. I

Re: Few comments after reading Wiki

2007-05-16 Thread Raphaël Jacquot
Ian Stirling wrote: This is _not_ DRM that stops the owner of the phone doing stuff. It's DRM that stops users of the phone that may or may not be authorised users from doing stuff. Think of it as a BIOS password on steroids. DRM never worked, and never will. it's a fact of life, get

Re: Few comments after reading Wiki

2007-05-16 Thread Raphaël Jacquot
Ian Stirling wrote: Raphaël Jacquot wrote: DRM never worked, and never will. it's a fact of life, get over it. It's not DRM. It's a BIOS password, which doesn't let you flash it without the password. Without it, any employee/pervert that wants to drop a logger on your childs phone can do

Re: GPS Navigation Software (roadster)

2007-05-25 Thread Raphaël Jacquot
Thomas Gstädtner wrote: Hello, several times there was the question about (free) navigation software for OpenMoko. I found an possible alternative to gpsdrive: roadster [1] It seems that it is in a relatively early stage and I couldn't test it, but it looks nice. I also don't know what kind of

Re: Fwd: tomtom on the Neo1973

2007-05-30 Thread Raphaël Jacquot
Ian Darwin wrote: I'd like to have good maps, and as you implied, OpenStreetMap (OSM) is probably years - maybe decades - from having comprehensive maps of the world. Much digitization required :-). this actually depends on where you're located.

Re: Phone Call Security

2007-06-03 Thread Raphaël Jacquot
Matthew S. Hamrick wrote: terrorists, let me just remind you that outside the US, there's some pretty clear evidence that national governments are eavesdropping on the conversations of traveling tech company executives and passing economic intelligence along to competing companies in their own

Re: Neo1973 Update!

2007-06-04 Thread Raphaël Jacquot
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: And the finally thing everybody has been asking for: 2 Accelerometers. F**k yeah. Looking forward to it. (Has anyone heard any updates concerning possible multi-touch-abilities of the neo yet?) the GPS daemon would need to be updated to allow for kallman filtering

Re: Neo1973 Update!

2007-06-05 Thread Raphaël Jacquot
el jefe delito wrote: Could someone please explain to me the difference between Phase 1 and Phase 2 phones, from an availability standpoint? Will it be the Phase1 being released in September, and Phase2 sometime in 2008? Or is Phase1 a design prototype and Phase2 closer to the for-sale unit

Re: Advertising/hype

2007-07-01 Thread Raphaël Jacquot
Nick Johnson wrote: On 7/2/07, Dean Collins [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Bzzz lets not get too carried away – are the Neo's going to have te gps locations of every cinema globally – nope then lets get realistic about what it can and cant do. As someone working in GIS - getting Point Of Interest

nothing to fear from the iPhone

2007-07-02 Thread Raphaël Jacquot
it appears ATT is fumbling all around with activating the iPhones. ___ OpenMoko community mailing list

Re: Touchscreen enable/disable

2007-07-04 Thread Raphaël Jacquot
Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote: Am 04.07.2007 um 16:53 schrieb Frederic Kettelhoit: the iPhone has a proximity sensor. But it is patented afaik. The question is by whom. Apple? The sensor manufacturer? Nokia 7650? Some 3rd party? See here:

Re: Feds snub open source for 'smart' radios

2007-07-07 Thread Raphaël Jacquot
Brad Midgley wrote: Hey This got me thinking about how flexible the radio is. Is the sim card wired right into the gsm module? It would be nice if the phone could play nice with sim access profile (SAP) either by sharing the sim credentials with another device or by gaining sim credentials

Re: Free OpenMoko...

2007-07-17 Thread Raphaël Jacquot
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Wow. That is super weird. Did you follow the click here to start link? It seems to be a front to something called ezyrewards. My guess is that it's a phishing website, collecting addresses for resale to spammers. What's really interesting is that OpenMoko made it

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

2007-07-26 Thread Raphaël Jacquot
Giles Jones wrote: Robin Paulson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote : it's open-source (BSD license), so all the code is available to build on whatever environment/architecture you want (as far as my limited understanding of portable code/interpretation of the gears wiki goes, anyway)

Re: 3G sim cards

2007-07-26 Thread Raphaël Jacquot
Harrison Metzger wrote: Is there any way to make a 3G sim card work in the device (even if it does 2.5g)? yes, you won't get 3G service, but you'll still be able to use GPRS and GSM voice or data ___ OpenMoko community mailing list

Re: Buying Openmoko GTA02 from Europe

2007-08-23 Thread Raphaël Jacquot
Le jeudi 23 août 2007 à 08:58 +0200, Daniel Spies a écrit : 450USD are better than 500+ USD, and I would prefer a shop where I could bring my phone to, if there are reasons for warranty usage. Daniel (previously known as [EMAIL PROTECTED]) the main issue here are the following : * using a

ATT is cruising for a bruising

2007-09-10 Thread Raphaël Jacquot But then the Baby Bells are gonners, init?!? By Nick Farrell: Monday 10 September 2007, 07:53 A HUMAN called Jay Levy says he has been stung by Apple's iPhone pact with ATT after he took an Iphone on a Mediterranean cruise. They didn't use their phones,

Re: The problem with touch screens

2007-09-11 Thread Raphaël Jacquot
Alexey Feldgendler wrote: I wonder if it's possible to simulate some of that feedback using the vibrator built into Neo. and 20mn autonomy ? ___ OpenMoko community mailing list

Re: Using Openmoko in Japan

2007-10-26 Thread Raphaël Jacquot
Jon wrote: supports the standard GSM bands (850/1900, 900/1800) and Japan's UMTS uses 1700 2100. note: this is indeed some form of protectionnism :-) ___ OpenMoko community mailing list

Re: Gphone and 850, perspectives

2007-11-13 Thread Raphaël Jacquot
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Yes well it is the dreaded silly 110V/220V, Pal/NTSC, lb/kg standards monster again. Not long ago (10 yeqrs ago) there were a lot of resistance to GSM here which is just not understandable and luckily it is getting way more foothold. it's *very* understandable.

Re: Gphone and 850, perspectives

2007-11-13 Thread Raphaël Jacquot
Doug Sutherland wrote: Raphaël Jacquot wrote: it's *very* understandable. it's called the NIH syndrome... We are talking about spectrum allocation here. The 900Mhz band was already allocated in North America. You can buy 900Mhz cordless phones and wireless speakers. 915Mhz is in the ISM band

Re: thoughts on A-GPS offline

2009-03-01 Thread Raphaël Jacquot
On Sun, Mar 01, 2009 at 08:31:16PM +0100, Daniel Willmann wrote: Now that hot-/warmstart with ephemeris playback works with the framework we should try to get an open server with aiding data available ASAP. is there a way to get the ephemeris data from the gps receiver at some point ? it could

Re: thoughts on A-GPS offline

2009-03-01 Thread Raphaël Jacquot
On Sun, Mar 01, 2009 at 12:57:30PM -0800, mqy wrote: U-blox receiver allows polling AID-EPH, AID-ALM data. For each type, we can poll 32 messages for 32 satellites. The precondition is: current fix is valid -- at least 3 SVs has valid EPH(or ALM?) data. These data get invalid 2~4 hours

Re: root almighty

2009-05-19 Thread Raphaël Jacquot
On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 06:42:20AM -0700, Ali wrote: On Tue, 2009-05-19 at 15:30 +0700, Max wrote: ... If I wanted some proprietary staff on my phone ... Sorry, no gsm for you. The modem's firmware is proprietary. Anyone who hasn't read the leaked ti calypso documentation want to write a

Re: Any news about Project B?

2009-09-07 Thread Raphaël Jacquot
On Mon, 2009-09-07 at 20:14 +0530, rakshat hooja wrote: There are two possibilities about project B: - it was abbandoned 2009-08-17 - it's starting to being manufactured To the best of my knowledge it was not abandoned on 17th August

Re: 2.6.31 is out, where is my ultimate kernel?

2009-09-10 Thread Raphaël Jacquot
On Thu, 2009-09-10 at 15:55 +0400, Paul Fertser wrote: * imporved wifi I don't know anybody who's going to invest real time into rewriting/fixing driver, especially if there're userspace workarounds present. I, for once, am not really motivated unless Atheros gives us a way to use more

Re: Encryption, Cameras and Games

2009-12-25 Thread Raphaël Jacquot
On Fri, 2009-12-25 at 09:40 +0100, Rashid wrote: Hi guys, I'm going to need a very safe smart phone for using it for investigative reporting. So I have some questions before I'm going to get a Freerunner: 1. Can you encrypt a LVM with luks like in Ubuntu? 2. Can you encrypt the

Re: iPhone 4G display for Openmoko?

2010-06-08 Thread Raphaël Jacquot
On 06/08/2010 07:54 AM, Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote: Hi all, with the new iPhone it is for the first time better in display resolution (640x960 on 3''5 = 326 dpi) than the Freerunner (640x480 on 2''8 = 283 dpi) with higher dots per inch. Does anyone know where to get such a display? Who