Robert Michel openmoko at
Fri Jan 26 23:56:09 CET 2007

Salve Peter!

On Fri, 26 Jan 2007, Peter A Trotter wrote:

> It's clear the technology is available to make this possible without any
> crude hacks. We need to make friends with the carriers in so many ways to
> make this project fly. 

Why? The Neo1973 could become the voice mailbox in most of the cases.
In case of an area of no GSM service a second SIM at home or an asterisk
call forwarding could help that one of your devices will catch the
So to have a friendly carrier would be nice, but much of solutions
would be possible even without their support.

Just another idea for the voicemailbox 
- the system could anounce (your friends) that you hasn't heard the
  last message and it allowed to replace it with a new message.

"Hello, Peter, her is the mailbox of Robert.
 I haven't heard your last voice message,
 press 1 when you want to replace this message,
 or just talk after the beep when you want to
 add more. beep"

Imagine you are abroad on a conference and you are in a hurry
and your friends leve a many massages (>5 minutes) and the last one is
"sorry, forget it, John hasn't time - we will meet us
regulary in two weeks - bye.."


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