paroli meets fso

qhaz qhaz at
Wed Feb 18 04:00:27 CET 2009

Mirko Lindner-2 wrote:
> Hi,
> I met with the fso team last week and wanted to share some of the
> outcomes.
> We talked about releases and especially about what we need for a fully 
> functional paroli. We came up with fso milestone 5.5. It will focus on 
> the tings desperately needed for paroli - namely bluetooth, pim and some 
> "loose end" that need tying, some sms issues etc.
> To help the process along we will create a contacts:opimd service using 
> the fso api and start working with it and deliver first insights into 
> its functionality etc.
> In other pim sections is still work needed. The messages pim is not 
> quite there yet but we will coordinate with fso to see how we can help. 
> Logs are in pim at all yet, but are among the top 3 priorities and here 
> as well we hope to work together, and if you think this is your place, 
> pop us a mail. All help is appreciated.
> We also talked on how to make paroli more interesting to developers and 
> testers. So I will help anyone who goes about building devel tools such 
> as the gsm monitor or likewise in paroli. The structure is so open that 
> it shouldn't be too much work.
> Also the question of a screenlock a la zhone arose ... I think we need 
> one or is there an easy way to get into using pre-existing tools?
> In short:
> - fso ms 5.5 will contains everything needed by paroli
> - pim, bt, small fixes
> - fso will have a watchdog to restart paroli in case of crash
> - paroli will start using opimd as soon as possible and help moving it
> along
> - paroli invites developer tools - if you have an idea and just need a 
> hint about how to get started or some edje support, mail, irc, jabber
> - screenlock?
> - small fixes to design needed in paroli, such as volume control in 
> various places. Any others
> Let me point to my other email from today as well. We have a package 
> again, so once again I invite you to see our progress and share your 
> opinions, give us your critique and help us.
> The motto still counts, if you want to get active in development or 
> check it out and tell us what you think. Shoot :)
> /mirko
> and don’t forget:
> website:
> bug tracker:
> source:
> api:
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Hi Mirko, I have just flashed m5 stable and updated and upgraded.  I have
the plauncher on my desktop but no PIM or sms.  Are there other packages I
need to intall?

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