First impressions on new Android rootfs

Sean McNeil sean at
Wed Dec 3 19:12:59 CET 2008

Gothnet wrote:
> Warren Baird wrote:
>> I agree Android looks like it has a lot of promise - but if you want a
>> functioning phone today - I'd suggest trying out QtExtended 4.4.2 - it
>> doesn't give you much more than basic phone functionality, but I've been
>> using it as my day-to-day phone for a month now, and am generally pretty
>> happy with it...
>> Warren
> Qtopia is one of the two things I didn't try, SHR being the other. I gave up
> on the rest because of the unresponsive interfaces, poor battery life,
> terrible remote echo (tried everything I could find), refusal to wake up in
> a timely fashion on incoming calls etc. I was also discouraged by the
> prominence of "we should work on stuff for GTA03" comments on the lists.
> I now have a cheap sony-ericsson for the sake of my sanity, so I'll wait
> until android or other distro can provide a bit more than basic phone
> functions, or at least do it better than what I have. Android looks like it
> could be the quickest route to solving most of the issues and the echo was
> gone straight away. i know I ought to get off my a*se and help, but after
> the dayjob I don't have much appetite for coding and debugging right now.

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