not being able to use Skype is a big problem
Forrest Sheng Bao
forrest.bao at gmail.com
Thu Jul 3 03:56:43 CEST 2008
I don't think one can run Skype for N8xx on Neo coz the CPU instruction set
is different. I am not sure whether TI OMAP, the CPU used in N8xx, uses ARM
On Wed, Jul 2, 2008 at 8:25 PM, The Rasterman Carsten Haitzler <
raster at openmoko.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 2 Jul 2008 20:06:45 -0500 "Forrest Sheng Bao" <
> forrest.bao at gmail.com>
> > Hey guys,
> > I think not being about to use Skype on Neo is a big disadvantage. I
> > have a cell phone. I contact the world thru Internet solely, including
> > watching TV series or telephone calls. I think OPenMoko is opener than
> > Nokia's Meamo project. But one can use Skype on Nokia N810. Will OpenMoko
> > consider asking Skype to develop the client for Neo?
> you do know nokia PAID skype significant money to develop skype for the
> skype is not open. i would say OM has no intent to go pay money for someone
> else to develop a CLOSED piece of software for openmoko. OM is all about
> open. skype is not all about being open. they just don't mix. if you want
> somehow reverse-engineer skype's protocol details and write your own - feel
> free. also if you wish to somehow make the skype binaries for the n8xx work
> OM - feel free to work at it and release your work, but OM, i seriously
> is going to lay down good money for a closed piece of software when there
> plenty of open alternatives. :)
> > Cheers,
> > Forrest
> > --
> > Forrest Sheng Bao
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> > M.Sc. student, Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering
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> > 1. You are encouraged to use the language you prefer. Beyond English, I
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> Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) <raster at openmoko.org>
Forrest Sheng Bao
Ph.D. student, Dept. of Computer Science
M.Sc. student, Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Rm 115, Experimental Sciences Building
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, USA
Forrest is an equal opportunity Email sender.
1. You are encouraged to use the language you prefer. Beyond English, I can
also read traditional/simplified Chinese and a bit German.
2. I will only send you files readable to free or open source software.
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