Freerunner Chat Application: Suggestions wanted!

Rui Miguel Silva Seabra rms at
Thu Jul 16 14:29:39 CEST 2009

On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 01:16:09PM +0100, Michael Sheldon wrote:
> Alex Teiche wrote:
> > Hello everyone,
> > 
> > I recently recieved my A6 FreeRunner, and have been looking for some coding
> > to do:)  I plan on writing a chat application(similar to Pidgin) optomized
> > for the small screen.  I was wondering what suggestions the community had
> > before I get too far into it.
> Hi Alex,
>  I'm actually currently working on a project similar to this using
> elementary and telepathy; I haven't made it particularly public yet as
> it's only in a very roughly usable state and I think I still need to
> spend some time updating some of the telepathy packages in OE before
> it's easy to install directly on the device (there are easy to install
> debian/ubuntu packages though).

Release early, release often, have a public repository for sources, issues,
etc... works best even if your first releases only have basic functionality.

Go, go, go, go! Mike :)


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