2007.11 snapshot available

Jon Phillips jon at rejon.org
Wed Dec 5 00:51:06 CET 2007

Priorities for mass usage:

1. phone working
2. acceptable battery life (1 full day without charge)

Am I wrong?


On Tue, 2007-12-04 at 22:29 +0100, Peter Rasmussen wrote:
> Michael 'Mickey' Lauer wrote:
> > 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!
> >
> >   
> That was the least I could do!
> >>> 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 other end 
> >> drops the connection, my Neo doesn't detect it and stays up until I 
> >> explicitly drop the call myself. Is this a known problem?
> >>     
> >
> > Unfortunately yes, sorry. gsmd team and dialer team are working to fix
> > this asap.
> >
> >   
> Actually, now being able to both dial and receive phone calls, this 
> issue moves down the 'issue ladder' for me. It doesn't work in a sexy 
> way, but it works!
> What I would rather like to see now is working text messaging (SMS) and 
> better battery life, because then I could switch my regular mobile phone 
> to the Neo for every day usage, and that would put many more testing 
> hours into it. Right now, it is only after I come home and have time 
> sitting down with it that I can fiddle and test it, and that makes a 
> huge difference.
> If emphasis could also be put into providing more characters in the text 
> messaging, eg. European, Japanese and Chinese characters, that would be 
> helpful, too. You know, text messaging in Europe and Asia is sometimes 
> more important than voice.
> Then, having a USB mode = Mass Storage, so that when powered up, or in 
> the boot loader mode, being able to directly access the SD or SDHC flash 
> card would make access to it easier and less demanding with moving the 
> flash card back and forth between the Neo and a reader, when populating 
> it with a new kernel and rootfs image. How and when do you suppose that 
> is coming along?
> In general, how do I put such functionality road map priority wishes 
> through? Bugzilla? Or is that only for actual defects?
> Thanks,
> Peter
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