Which gsmd will be used in future openmoko?

Bin Chen binary.chen at gmail.com
Tue Jun 3 12:51:04 CEST 2008

On Tue, Jun 3, 2008 at 5:27 PM, Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
<mickey at openmoko.org> wrote:
> By the way, this would be more suitable on openmoko-devel in my opinion...
> On Tuesday 03 June 2008 03:35:39 Bin Chen wrote:
>> As discussed before, seems there is 3 gsmd outstanding...
> Actually, it's worse. We have 5 options :)
>> gsmd, gsmd2, ophoned
> Qtopia, pygsmd
>> Which one is going to be the default gsm daemon in openmoko?
> This is hard to tell right now. It depends on how the role / maintenance /
> importance of the three available image types (Gtk, Qtopia/EFL,
> Framework/Zhone) evolve over the next couple of months.
> If we're interested in application developers using telephony without locking
> them into a language or toolkit, then we rather chose something with a dbus
> interface. This rules out Qtopia and gsmd. pygsmd is Michael Dietrich's rapid
> prototyping gsm server for API experiments. This leaves gsmd2 and ophoned --
> both sharing most of their API (which is still  evolving, but will stabilize
> over the next few weeks), so if you start developing against one of these
> two, you can't be wrong.
> I personally vote for ophoned, since it's my baby ;)

>From the git repos of freesmartphone.org, there is only a ophoned
written by python, the module name is python-ophoned. So I wonder if
there is another ophoned written in C or else?


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