testing Litephone, new phone interface

Al Johnson openmoko at mazikeen.demon.co.uk
Mon Aug 3 19:45:16 CEST 2009

On Monday 03 August 2009, Michal Brzozowski wrote:
> 2009/8/3 Helge Hafting <helge.hafting at hist.no>
> > Michal Brzozowski wrote:
> > > Litephone beta1 is available here:
> > > http://pvtrace.com/litephone/litephone_0.0.1-r2_armv4t.ipk
> >
> > Beta impressions:
> >
> > * When the phone rings, please have litephone jump to the foreground.
> >   Currently, I have to wade through several other running apps in order
> >   to pick up the phone.
> I was wondering when someone brings this up :-). Actually I don't like the
> idea of poping up the phone window when the user is doing something. I have
> a plan to show a little xshape gadget on the bottom of the screen on
> incoming call or sms. On call it would probably show accept/reject/mute
> buttons, the first one additonally bringing up the phone window on click.
> On sms it would display the content in a one line pager style, and have
> show/hide message buttons.

That sounds much better than popping up the phone window. Remember to make 
sure these appear somewhere other than where the keyboard is though!

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