Back to the basics: improving user experience

Nishit Dave stargazer.dave at
Thu Oct 16 13:10:31 CEST 2008

> Prioritized:
> 1 - Solve the call quality problems (echo, buzzing, volume) for 99% of
> the users.
> 2 - Solve the illume resume problems. They have been talked about over
> and over, but unfortunately the information is scattered and
> imprecise. the tickets themselves have misleading info (I should know,
> I helped confuse you...), so maybe this deserves a new single ticket,
> where everyone contributes with more exact information;
> 3 - Get the wifi driver corrected, so that it does not create link
> association and stability and problems;
> 4 - Finish/validate implementation of the networking stack (all the
> way up to resolv.conf and friends);
> 5 - Merge the GPRS muxer into the stable distro, so that it works out
> of the box;
> 6 - Integrate the main applications with the power management: if QPE
> wants to index the whole friggin' filesystem right after boot, then
> give it time to do so before going into suspend; if you don't, it just
> bogs down the CPU for many suspend/resume cycles, creating all sorts
> of problems, and we don't know what is going on...
> 7 - Accelerate Qt applications - they respond so slowly that a normal
> user will shoot itself in the foot everyday (i.e. pushing the "Answer"
> button twice because it didn't appear to respond, effectively killing
> the call; or taking the phone to the ear after pushing "Answer" and
> having it rind loudly one last time in the ear);
> 8 - Work with the people of FDOM to integrate the best workarounds and
> hacks - they did the work already, just use it.
> 9 - Get all the bluetooth support organized out-of-the-box. I haven't
> played with it in a long time, but it looked like black voodoo to get
> a simple pairing and OBEX exchange going... forget about PAN!...
> 10 - Put a "speaker" button on the dialer app. This is my only GUI
> desire for now...
> +5, Insightful

Meaning, I second, third and fourth the recommendation.
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