IAX2/Asterisk + Openmoko FreeRunner
admteamkruz at gmail.com
Sun May 18 17:18:10 CEST 2008
On May 18, 2008, at 3:45 AM, Stroller <linux.luser at myrealbox.com> wrote:
> On 17 May 2008, at 18:16, Doug Hawkins wrote:
>> There are a few "hassles" with the Nokia software that I'm looking
>> forward to making sure are "clean" with the OpenMoko system when I
>> get to start playing on one. One is that on some "free" (airport &
>> community) WiFi systems, you have to open a web page and "accept"
>> the terms and conditions before it will allow any traffic (VoIP or
>> otherwise), so I'd like to make a routine that will run a config
>> script to accept the "terms" based on the network I'm connecting
>> with (e.g.: look up ESSID in a database to find out that a certain
>> webpage's button needs to be 'clicked' and perform that task). The
>> other is to optionally connect to any open WiFi networks as I pass
>> through them (ESSID scanning & connect attempts through open AP's).
> I'm not sure that this should be handled by the VoIP software.
> Although I'd like VoIP on my Freerunner, a greater priority for me
> is that the IMAP client should automatically check for new messages.
> On my present mobile (Sony Ericson P990i) one has to open the
> messaging program, select the IMAP account and then "select send &
> receive" from a drop-down menu. That this is so fiddly simply means
> that I never do it, and if I must check for an important new message
> when away from home then the client has to sync through weeks of new
> messages in my inbox (yes, I should keep it more tidy!) before
> downloading today's messages.
> I had envisioned writing a Bash script to run in cron every few
> minutes: to switch on wifi, scan for networks and connect to any on
> an "allowed" list; a background IMAP send-and-receive can then be
> performed if a working wifi connection is found. If we are to have
> multiple applications checking for wifi availability then I guess
> that should be done in one place?
Maybe a bash script isn't the best idea, but could be a start. I
envisioned a simple C program to just hook to the driver, or look at
other code that does active scanning (net stumbler style), then firing
off a dbus message when status changes.
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