AT&T is cruising for a bruising

Giles Jones giles.jones at
Mon Sep 10 13:52:28 CEST 2007

Sander Van Grieken <sander at> wrote :

> Nah it should be more advanced than that.

True, but start with the basics. You have to build the logging into the GPRS code.

> GPRS+roaming -> only check mail once a day, only download headers. no images
> download when browsing
> GPRS+no roaming -> check mail 4 times a day, download full mail but skip 
> attachments > 2MB
> Wifi+at home -> no limits
> public wifi -> use VPN/SSH tunneling
> wifi+in china -> use Tor
> etc

That can all be done via profiles. Have a profiles screen with Sound, Data and Radio options.

But you need to provide a global setting for things like Email, Web etc.. then allow the applications themselves to be able to read these settings and be notified when they change.

G O Jones

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