Freerunner Chat Application: Suggestions wanted!

David Reyes Samblas Martinez david at
Thu Jul 16 14:37:55 CEST 2009

2009/7/16 Rui Miguel Silva Seabra <rms at>:
> 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 :)
+1 I would love to test this app even in its ealy stages.
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