standard API for linux phones?

Robin Paulson robin.paulson at
Tue Jun 12 01:16:24 CEST 2007

the register has a piece about a draft of a standard API for linux
phones, concerning basics such as interaction with the address book,
texting, ui and voice-calling. future revisons to increase the

and from TFA

does anyone here have any further knowledge about this, beyond the
blurb on the site? is it worth adhering to, or a thinly-veiled
atttempt for one company (it's backed by orange) to foist
propietary/their own standards on everyone else? does it compare at
all to what the linux mobile group (backed by samsung, motorola and
others) are trying to achieve? and of course, has it been considered
for openmoko/the neo?

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