Re: Anyone using FR as a phone?

2008-07-13 Thread Tim Schmidt
On Sun, Jul 13, 2008 at 9:28 PM, Joerg Reisenweber [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Meanwhile we are about to improve the hw to cope with this (a little difficult without exact idea of the way this happens). Meaning, the improvement will show up in a new rev of the Freerunner, or in the next model

Re: NVidia S-O-C

2008-07-14 Thread Tim Schmidt
On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 1:37 PM, Francesco Cat [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Nvidia seems to care about Linux and OpenSource In what world have you been living for the last 10 years or so? --tim ___ Openmoko community mailing list

Re: NVidia S-O-C

2008-07-14 Thread Tim Schmidt
On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 1:51 PM, Francesco Cat [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Ehm... I don't get what you meant to say... You said you thought they cared about Linux / Open Source. In the last 10 years, I haven't seen a single hint that they do. One possible (absurd) explanation is that we've been

Re: Reason for GPS problems found!

2008-07-15 Thread Tim Schmidt
Awesome. At least we now know what's causing the problem. Is there a chance that changing the orientation of the internal antenna slightly (perhaps through very minor modifications to the inside of the plastic case) could rectify the issue? --tim ___

Re: Alternative stylus - Group Buy

2008-07-19 Thread Tim Schmidt
On Sat, Jul 19, 2008 at 1:53 AM, Steven ** [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Anyone interested in a different group buy? I want one of these: http://www.jetmall.net/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPRODProdID=303 I think it would go with my FreeRunner very well. It even has a little strap that I could hook

Re: GTA02 GPS rework for SD card interference issue

2008-07-22 Thread Tim Schmidt
On Mon, Jul 21, 2008 at 8:35 PM, steve [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 1. Give people a free repair kit? 2. work with distributors to do repair. 3. Host repair PARTIES! Woo hoo. Bring your own soldering iron. BYOSI Personally, a kit would work for me. I have fine pitch solder and a nice iron, but

Re: Tangogps pre-cache?

2008-07-24 Thread Tim Schmidt
On Thu, Jul 24, 2008 at 2:48 PM, Vinc Duran [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Jeff, I'd like to put the maps on the SD card. Is there a sensible path on the SD card I should use? /media/card/Maps/OSM/ That's the path used in the scaredycat images. --tim

Re: Tangogps pre-cache?

2008-07-24 Thread Tim Schmidt
On Thu, Jul 24, 2008 at 3:05 PM, arne anka [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: /media/card/Maps/OSM/ with (my) 2007.2 that path does not point to the sd card. Hmmm... odd. It always has here. Anyway... you can substitute whatever directory your card is mounted in under /media for card in my path. So

Re: cpu-speed limitations

2008-08-05 Thread Tim Schmidt
On Tue, Aug 5, 2008 at 6:05 AM, Andy Green [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: We didn't get to the end of meddling with the Glamo yet, but what we got is what we got so far. The biggest handicap by far for that chip is we can't share the documentation. Is there anyone we can contact, as community

Re: 2008 WTF??

2008-08-09 Thread Tim Schmidt
On Sat, Aug 9, 2008 at 9:02 PM, Jeff Davis [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Yes, I agree, but people that bought one without knowing the full extent are going to be mad. It's essentially a $400 mistakethe only real return policy stated is against the hardware being DOA and not buyer's regret.

Re: What will be in GTA03?

2008-08-11 Thread Tim Schmidt
On Mon, Aug 11, 2008 at 9:37 AM, Daniel Benoy [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I don't think people will be willing to pay an extra $200 just to get a camera in there. Please do some research before making baseless comments. Camera modules do not cost $200. More like $10. Less in quantity. See

Re: RESEND(Wrong Thread): IMAGE/MP3 licensing issue.

2008-11-13 Thread Tim Schmidt
On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 3:25 PM, Chris Samuel [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'd still rather a format that didn't risk (as much as anyone can know these days) such lawsuits in the first place.. _All_ software risks such lawsuits. Software patents are so over-broad, vaguely worded, impenetrably

Re: RESEND(Wrong Thread): IMAGE/MP3 licensing issue.

2008-11-13 Thread Tim Schmidt
On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 3:50 PM, Chris Samuel [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: That's why I said as much as anyone can know these days. It just can't be repeated enough. Many people still don't understand cost - to the community as well as companies - of the ongoing situation of software patents. In

Re: RESEND(Wrong Thread): IMAGE/MP3 licensing issue.

2008-11-14 Thread Tim Schmidt
On Fri, Nov 14, 2008 at 4:38 AM, Wolfgang Spraul [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Let me link back to one of my Weekly Engineering News (back when they were still weekly, ahem - I am working hard to get this good discipline back!) http://lists.openmoko.org/nabble.html#nabble-td837114 We looked at

Re: The forbidden topic: Glamo OpenGL

2008-11-14 Thread Tim Schmidt
On Fri, Nov 14, 2008 at 5:11 AM, Wolfgang Spraul [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Openmoko actually has learnt a lot from this. First we have learnt to not trust high-level promises as much as before. In fact I would go as far as saying that going forward, we will not trust any promises about 'we will

Re: The forbidden topic: Glamo OpenGL

2008-11-15 Thread Tim Schmidt
On Sat, Nov 15, 2008 at 5:36 AM, Timo Jyrinki [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Yeah, Wolfgang, hopefully you didn't miss Tim's post, sounds promising :) As do the other offers of help. I'd just really like to get documentation out into the wild. I understand that performance is unlikely to ever be

Re: The forbidden topic: Glamo OpenGL

2008-11-15 Thread Tim Schmidt
On Sat, Nov 15, 2008 at 2:43 PM, David Pottage [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Unless we want a closed source driver, I don't think that would work. Reading between the lines on the Tungsten Graphics website. it looks to me that they have one core graphics driver, that they keep porting to whatever

Re: LCD Displays?

2009-05-21 Thread Tim Schmidt
On Thu, May 21, 2009 at 9:12 AM, zogg zoggif...@gmail.com wrote: Looks like LCD for indoors are common, and for outdoors theres scarcity. So, do you know any manufacturers, or at least in what direction should i try and look at? The OLPC has an LCD which is very easy to read in daylight. When

Re: LCD Displays?

2009-05-21 Thread Tim Schmidt
On Thu, May 21, 2009 at 10:01 AM, zogg zoggif...@gmail.com wrote: Thats intresting. What could have stopped them from making it non-monochrome in daylight? It's not possible, as light coming from the front of the LCD will have to pass through the prism in the wrong direction in order to be

Re: LCD Displays?

2009-05-21 Thread Tim Schmidt
On Thu, May 21, 2009 at 12:37 PM, Al Johnson openm...@mazikeen.demon.co.uk wrote: On Thursday 21 May 2009, zogg wrote: Thats intresting. What could have stopped them from making it non-monochrome in daylight? Probably cost and efficiency as these were major factors in OLPC. If PixelQi don't

Re: MP3 patents (was: Freerunner's Future)

2009-06-05 Thread Tim Schmidt
On Fri, Jun 5, 2009 at 3:26 PM, Steve Mosherst...@openmoko.com wrote: I am somewhat constrained in what I am able to say. On one view there is the position, held by some, that any hardware that is merely CAPABLE of mp3 decode is required to apply for a license. So these dolts want a license

Freerunner For Sale

2010-08-30 Thread Tim Schmidt
I've got a nearly-never-used Freerunner I'd like to sell... It's fully functional, original battery, charger w/ adapters, box, Zagg invisible shield (which has been applied to the screen since day 1), and a tuxbrain.com leather case w/ stylus. I'll ship anywhere in the US. Here's a couple

Re: Freerunner For Sale

2010-08-31 Thread Tim Schmidt
On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 1:59 AM, Risto H. Kurppa ri...@kurppa.fi wrote: On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 8:21 AM, Tim Schmidt timschm...@gmail.com wrote: I've got a nearly-never-used Freerunner I'd like to sell... To help people decide, please tell us which version is it, GTA02v5, v6, v7, what fixes