System developers ask for project

Vittoria Cozza v.cozza at
Tue Sep 11 13:49:28 CEST 2007

it could work.
but... we are more interested in contribute in the improvement of 
openmoko framwork adding some lowlevel functionalities and not in an 
application level projects.
Who knows what has more priority in opemoko to do list and can be done 
from a small group of students?

Bartlomiej Zdanowski wrote:
> Hello.
> I have an idea about program that reads GPS data and draws local 
> path/map while you walk. It could be very useful while walking in 
> unknown terrain, city or big building complex.
> When you would like return to starting point it could show a azimuth 
> with an arrow. It also could show distance to starting point.
> Another idea is to add checkpoints on path with small description and 
> ability to show azimuth on that points.
> Last idea is to add voice commands (directions and distance) to inform 
> blind user how to return to starting point.
> What do you think? I think it's quite simple to do in 4 months. It 
> could be very useful for ordinary users and for blind persons.
> Best regards
> Vittoria Cozza pisze:
>> Hi,
>> I'm Vittoria Cozza, a second year computer science PHD student in 
>> University of Bari italy.
>> here we have a group of student (2 right now) intending to become 
>> openmoko System Developer 
>> <>.
>> University website is
>> We have no clear so far which part of the system to work on. Can you 
>> please suggest a project that 2 medium level linux skilled developers 
>> can realize in around 4 months?
>> We had a look at the wishes list but still we have not a clear idea 
>> about which functionality can be more suitable and interesting and 
>> important to realize and that matches with our team skills.
>> Wait for your suggestions, thanks in advances.
>> Best regards
>> Vittoria et Al.
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