Silent mode timeout
scottoberg at gmail.com
Mon Jan 29 20:14:50 CET 2007
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Stefan Schmidt wrote:
> I cc openmoko-devel for interested developer.
> On Mon, 2007-01-29 at 09:30, Ben Burdette wrote:
>> A simple feature that I'd like to see is a silent mode timeout. What
>> always happens with my current phone is I set it to silent mode because
>> I'm in a movie or a meeting, and then later I forget to turn the ringer
>> back on. This leads to a lot of missed calls.
> Nice idea. I have the same problem. :)
> I also like to see the silent mode integrated with my current gps
> posistion. Define locations where you are often ond like to have a
> silent phone at this place. Theater, cinema, meeting room, lecture
I was thinking the same thing for 'The baby room', etc. However, we
might want to be a little careful with the manager that switches
profiles. e.g. In 'airplane' mode, it shouldn't switch to 'silent with
radio on' when your flight path goes near your home:) I suppose that
the gps shouldn't be on either in airplane mode, but I hope it
illustrates the point. In summary, I think that the profile manager
should be able to have sticky profiles or the ability to veto requests
by the gps auto-profile switcher/deamon to change profiles.
> Of course there are unknown places and at this moment your silent
> timeout comes into play.
> Stefan Schmidt
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