matt.joyce at gmail.com
Thu Aug 7 23:33:35 CEST 2008
> But, in the framework we want to include a full customizable events
> system, that will be useful when you want to programs context rules,
> like : when I enter into my house, set profile to Silent, etc...
> So the moment we use this mechanism to start and stop the ring tone.
> Maybe in the future we will move that out of the framework, but the
> events manager system will stay, because it has many other uses.
>> Surely if the exact same steps are performed before building the
>> software, it will be much easier for many more people.
>> It just seem insane to be hardcoding references to sound files for
>> functions that people will habitually want to change.
> Yes, that is why I say, the software should decide of the way it reacts
> to an incoming call.
>> Ring tone is probably the first item of customisation a new user will
>> want to change, and they will expect it to be intuitive.
>> On another note, the rule.yaml file looks intresting, where can I find
>> out more about that ?
> Well, it is very new, I just added this to the framework a few days ago.
> It uses the yaml syntax  that I like a lot . If you want to see the
> code, download the framework daemon , and have a look at the files in
> subsystems/oeventsd/ It is all in python and there is enough
> documentation to get the idea.
> As soon as the framework team accepts this thing, I will create a
> tutorial on how to create custom rules in the freesmartphone wiki 
>  http://www.yaml.org/
>  http://git.freesmartphone.org/?p=framework.git;a=summary
>  http://www.freesmartphone.org/index.php/Tutorials
Very interesting indeed.
And there is a profile switcher planned I hope?
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