Re: Discussion: what are your dreams for the Openmoko Community

2012-05-31 Thread Lally Singh
On Sat, Apr 28, 2012 at 5:52 AM, Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller h...@goldelico.com wrote: It has become a little quiet here in the last weeks so that I really fear about the spirit and status of this community. So what are your dreams with respect to open mobile handhelds? What would you like as

Re: Discussion: what are your dreams for the Openmoko Community

2012-05-15 Thread Timo Juhani Lindfors
Radek Polak pson...@seznam.cz writes: Have you tried the calendar in QtMoko? It's GPL and can be probably running on X11-QT without much effort. I haven't, I didn't have time to figure out how to port it to X :( ___ Openmoko community mailing

Re: Discussion: what are your dreams for the Openmoko Community

2012-05-02 Thread rhn
It has become a little quiet here in the last weeks so that I really fear about the spirit and status of this community. So what are your dreams with respect to open mobile handhelds? What would you like as future hardware? What to see in software distros? Anything else? What missing piece

Re: Discussion: what are your dreams for the Openmoko Community

2012-05-02 Thread Benjamin Deering
On 04/30/2012 08:21 AM, Al Johnson wrote: Nice list. Comments below... On Sunday 29 April 2012 18:59:34 Benjamin Deering wrote: A threaded/prepared camera hole for attaching a microscope or telescope lense would be nice. Is there any suitable standard for this? Microscope lenses seem to be

Re: [Gta04-owner] Discussion: what are your dreams for the Openmoko Community

2012-05-01 Thread Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller
Am 01.05.2012 um 05:46 schrieb NeilBrown: On Mon, 30 Apr 2012 07:38:13 +0200 Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller h...@goldelico.com wrote: Wow, this is a really impressive list with new ideas I have not yet heard of! And the most interesting thing is that I think almost all can be done and don't

Re: Discussion: what are your dreams for the Openmoko Community

2012-05-01 Thread Onen
Hi, On 28/04/12 11:52, Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote: It has become a little quiet here in the last weeks so that I really fear about the spirit and status of this community. I for one, am waiting for news with respect to GTAA04. Will it be working, with good and reliable suspend, no buzz,

Re: Discussion: what are your dreams for the Openmoko Community

2012-05-01 Thread Bob Ham
On 28/04/2012 10:52, Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote: So what are your dreams with respect to open mobile handhelds? What would you like as future hardware? * WiFi chip with free firmware * Baseband processor with free firmware * Hardware keyboard * Bigger screen * Multitouch for pinch zooming

Re: Discussion: what are your dreams for the Openmoko Community

2012-05-01 Thread RANJAN
Hi, I would like to think about it from the perspective of designing a new device. Let us say the device is more like a wearable wrist computer with a Flexible OLED or Eink screen. It can have an additional wireless computational unit that fits in the users pocket. Immediately ahead on a short

Re: Discussion: what are your dreams for the Openmoko Community

2012-05-01 Thread Radek Polak
On Tuesday 01 May 2012 09:54:52 Onen wrote: I for one, am waiting for news with respect to GTAA04. Will it be working, with good and reliable suspend, no buzz, just works as a reliable phone? IMO GTA04 now has all of this. I am not using the phone very intensively - just few calls/SMS per

Re: Discussion: what are your dreams for the Openmoko Community

2012-05-01 Thread Adrien Dorsaz
Hello, My dreams for my first smartphone are to be able to : * have an as free as possible phone and use it as main phone * have a good calendar which manages multiple calendars (exactly like dates) and CalDav (which lakes of dates) * have my contacts (phone numbers and

Re: [Gta04-owner] Discussion: what are your dreams for the Openmoko Community

2012-04-30 Thread Martin Jansa
On Mon, Apr 30, 2012 at 07:38:13AM +0200, Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote: Wow, this is a really impressive list with new ideas I have not yet heard of! And the most interesting thing is that I think almost all can be done and don't have major technical hurdles to overcome. The main

Re: [Gta04-owner] Discussion: what are your dreams for the Openmoko Community

2012-04-30 Thread Matthias Apitz
Hi, Can we do such discussion please in only one mailing-list; it really does not help sending every message twice :-) I propose using community@lists.openmoko.org Thanks matthias -- Matthias Apitz e g...@unixarea.de - w http://www.unixarea.de/ UNIX since V7 on PDP-11, UNIX on

Re: Discussion: what are your dreams for the Openmoko Community

2012-04-30 Thread Al Johnson
Nice list. Comments below... On Sunday 29 April 2012 18:59:34 Benjamin Deering wrote: A threaded/prepared camera hole for attaching a microscope or telescope lense would be nice. Is there any suitable standard for this? GPS program displays heading information from a digital compass, but

Re: [Gta04-owner] Discussion: what are your dreams for the Openmoko Community

2012-04-30 Thread NeilBrown
On Mon, 30 Apr 2012 07:38:13 +0200 Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller h...@goldelico.com wrote: Wow, this is a really impressive list with new ideas I have not yet heard of! And the most interesting thing is that I think almost all can be done and don't have major technical hurdles to overcome. The

Re: Discussion: what are your dreams for the Openmoko Community

2012-04-29 Thread Radek Polak
On Saturday 28 April 2012 12:37:01 Timo Juhani Lindfors wrote: I'd like to have an open source calendar application, please :) Have you tried the calendar in QtMoko? It's GPL and can be probably running on X11-QT without much effort. Regards Radek

Re: Discussion: what are your dreams for the Openmoko Community

2012-04-29 Thread Radek Polak
On Saturday 28 April 2012 09:52:45 Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote: It has become a little quiet here in the last weeks so that I really fear about the spirit and status of this community. So what are your dreams with respect to open mobile handhelds? What would you like as future hardware?

Re: Discussion: what are your dreams for the Openmoko Community

2012-04-29 Thread Benjamin Deering
The infrared thermometer on my GTA02 has been very useful and it is not something that the iphone guys have. I will probably not be doing any soldering on my GTA04 for a while, but it might be something interesting to add to GTA05. I think the BMP085 in GTA04 is something the iphone guys

Re: Discussion: what are your dreams for the Openmoko Community

2012-04-29 Thread Gerald A
Hi all, On Sat, Apr 28, 2012 at 6:30 AM, Neil Jerram n...@ossau.homelinux.netwrote: My impression is that most people are impressed only by flashy whole systems, or by ideas associated with extreme(-ish) outdoor activities; and not much by - dreams/ideas that haven't been implemented at all

Re: Discussion: what are your dreams for the Openmoko Community

2012-04-29 Thread Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller
Wow, this is a really impressive list with new ideas I have not yet heard of! And the most interesting thing is that I think almost all can be done and don't have major technical hurdles to overcome. The main challenge is to make them user friendly and bug free. It appears that we more have a

Discussion: what are your dreams for the Openmoko Community

2012-04-28 Thread Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller
It has become a little quiet here in the last weeks so that I really fear about the spirit and status of this community. So what are your dreams with respect to open mobile handhelds? What would you like as future hardware? What to see in software distros? Anything else? What missing piece are

Re: Discussion: what are your dreams for the Openmoko Community

2012-04-28 Thread Benedikt Bär | Relamp.tk
On 04/28/2012 11:52 AM, Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote: It has become a little quiet here in the last weeks so that I really fear about the spirit and status of this community. So what are your dreams with respect to open mobile handhelds? What would you like as future hardware? What to see in

Re: Discussion: what are your dreams for the Openmoko Community

2012-04-28 Thread Neil Jerram
Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller h...@goldelico.com writes: It has become a little quiet here in the last weeks so that I really fear about the spirit and status of this community. I think your fear is unnecessary. There have also been times with very high activity not so long ago. It's northern

Re: Discussion: what are your dreams for the Openmoko Community

2012-04-28 Thread NeilBrown
On Sat, 28 Apr 2012 11:52:45 +0200 Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller h...@goldelico.com wrote: It has become a little quiet here in the last weeks so that I really fear about the spirit and status of this community. So what are your dreams with respect to open mobile handhelds? A common hardware

Re: Discussion: what are your dreams for the Openmoko Community

2012-04-28 Thread NeilBrown
On Sat, 28 Apr 2012 11:52:45 +0200 Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller h...@goldelico.com wrote: It has become a little quiet here in the last weeks so that I really fear about the spirit and status of this community. I notice this email was sent to gta04-de...@goldelico.com rather than

Re: Discussion: what are your dreams for the Openmoko Community

2012-04-28 Thread Timo Juhani Lindfors
Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller h...@goldelico.com writes: What would you like as future hardware? What to see in software distros? I'd like to have an open source calendar application, please :) ___ Openmoko community mailing list

Re: Discussion: what are your dreams for the Openmoko Community

2012-04-28 Thread Nikita V. Youshchenko
It has become a little quiet here in the last weeks so that I really fear about the spirit and status of this community. So what are your dreams with respect to open mobile handhelds? What would you like as future hardware? What to see in software distros? Anything else? What missing piece

Re: Discussion: what are your dreams for the Openmoko Community

2012-04-28 Thread Kai Lüke
* a user interface based on GNOME Shell with integrated FSO dialer and onscreen keyboard * a good finger friendly browser (best would be Epiphany, because of the great web app support) * Network Manager or Conman? Which GPSd and what about bluetooth * systemd and Wayland, best would be a Debian

Re: Discussion: what are your dreams for the Openmoko Community

2012-04-28 Thread Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller
Am 28.04.2012 um 14:33 schrieb Nikita V. Youshchenko: It has become a little quiet here in the last weeks so that I really fear about the spirit and status of this community. So what are your dreams with respect to open mobile handhelds? What would you like as future hardware? What to see

Re: Discussion: what are your dreams for the Openmoko Community

2012-04-28 Thread Nikita V. Youshchenko
So what are your dreams with respect to open mobile handhelds? What would you like as future hardware? What to see in software distros? Anything else? What missing piece are you waiting for? If a solid open phone platform with up-to-date computing power and connectivity features *and*

Re: Discussion: what are your dreams for the Openmoko Community

2012-04-28 Thread Neil Jerram
Timo Juhani Lindfors timo.lindf...@iki.fi writes: Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller h...@goldelico.com writes: What would you like as future hardware? What to see in software distros? I'd like to have an open source calendar application, please :) dates ?

Re: Discussion: what are your dreams for the Openmoko Community

2012-04-28 Thread Timo Juhani Lindfors
Neil Jerram n...@ossau.homelinux.net writes: dates ? It has had dead upstream for years and is going to be removed soon from Debian since it is not maintained. ___ Openmoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org

Re: Discussion: what are your dreams for the Openmoko Community

2012-04-28 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
So what are your dreams with respect to open mobile handhelds? I desesperately want an usable phone for my use case: 1) free software only on the main CPU. 2)reliable telephony: Without a good SHR forwarder I can't use it at all, even if I forget about the other issues. I also suspect

Re: Discussion: what are your dreams for the Openmoko Community

2012-04-28 Thread NeilBrown
On Sat, 28 Apr 2012 15:39:15 +0200 Neil Jerram n...@ossau.homelinux.net wrote: Timo Juhani Lindfors timo.lindf...@iki.fi writes: Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller h...@goldelico.com writes: What would you like as future hardware? What to see in software distros? I'd like to have an open