Moko Bluetooth

Andrew Clunis andrew at
Fri Feb 1 07:45:34 CET 2008

On Thu, 2008-01-31 at 17:31 -0600, Ilkka Urtamo wrote:
> Hi
> I got my neo last week (and very happy with it btw). I have it up and
> running nicely and I am now thinking where to contribute.
> Wiki is saying that there are plans for BT in neo but does not specify
> any details on that.
> I would be interested in working on BT and I am now wondering if there
> are someone already working on that?
> If not, then I would like to have some guidance as to how as overall
> process the BT things should play out.
> I am not and expert on any particular area but I think I have enough
> to learn and use the libs (eg. D-Bus, Bluez) properly.
> These issues are like:
> Should there be a daemon that controls enabling/disabling BT, pairing,
> storing PINs and device IDs,
> reconnects devices that has being paired and becomes available, etc.
> Or should this be handled only and directly with bluez?
> This daemon could also control proper settings associated with the
> connected device (bt headset, UConnect, bt keyboard,
> Filetransfers,etc).
> Along with the daemon should be small gui app for entering pin and
> associated popups?
> GUI app to issue search, list results, add/remove devices, and other
> BT related configuration?
> Any 2cents?

Marcel Holtman of BlueZ gave a talk and demonstration of BlueZ running
on the Neo.  It's probably a good idea to touch base with him, since
he's been working on this exact problem (desktop integration).

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