FBReader now working on the FreeRunner

Rod Whitby rod at whitby.id.au
Sun Oct 12 21:55:00 CEST 2008

If Openmoko had a community manager, that person would contact Michael directly and:
1) Invite Michael to get commit privs and commit this patch himself directly to the OM repo.  This may include teaching about how it all works.
2) Grab the patch, add it to the repo themselves (if Michael is not keen to become a full developer)
3) Make sure the autobuilders for all the different distributions build this package and put it in the official feeds.
4) Add the entry to opk.org

Then all Openmoko users would benefit from Michael's work, and hopefully Michael would accept the offer of commit access (and access to do everything else above for himself) and be able to port many more applications for Openmoko without needing the intervention of the community manager in the future. 
-- Rod

-----Original Message-----
From: Michael Sheldon <mike at mikeasoft.com>
Date: Monday, Oct 13, 2008 5:55 am
Subject: FBReader now working on the FreeRunner
To: List for Openmoko community discussion <community at lists.openmoko.org>Reply-To: List for Openmoko community discussion <community at lists.openmoko.org>

Hi all,
>I’ve just spent the day hacking on FBReader to make it work correctly 
>under OpenMoko (OM2008.*). Until now it’s been pretty much unusable due 
>to the GPE version of FBReader expecting you to be using a device that 
>has some physical buttons which then get bound to vital functions like 
>turning the page. The changes I’ve made are as follows:
>     * Add scroll forward/backward buttons to the toolbar
>     * Add fullscreen mode button to the toolbar (doesn’t have an icon 
>at the moment, it’s the third button from the right)
>     * Change fullscreen mode so that it doesn’t hide the toolbar 
>(otherwise there’s no way to get back from fullscreen mode)
>     * Switch to using the much prettier blue tango icons
>     * Make the line separation larger so the text doesn’t overlap
>     * Reduce the font size
>     * Change the default colours to match openmoko’s colour scheme 
>better (and so it’s a little easier on the eyes)
>And most importantly…
>     * Make it so that tapping the sides of the screen turns the book’s 
>pages (left = backwards, right = forwards)
>Here’s a screenshot of what it used to look like:
>And what it looks like with my patches:
>To install it simply run:
>opkg install http://mikeasoft.com/~mike/openmoko/enca_1.9-r3_armv4t.ipk 
>(all on one line)
>For those interested the patch can also be downloaded from 
>Bonus points for anyone who knows what book I’m testing it with in the 
>screenshots (without googling) ;).
>  Cheers,
>   Mike.
>Openmoko community mailing list
>community at lists.openmoko.org

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